UK government functioning efficiently without PM Johnson - health minister

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is functioning efficiently in the absence of Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is recovering in hospital from COVID-19, health minister Matt Hancock said on Friday. Hancock said Johnson's appointed stand-in, foreign minister Dominic Raab, was doing an 'excellent job', adding that the government did not have the information yet to make a decision on whether to lift a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Reuters April 11, 2020 00:15:23 IST
UK government functioning efficiently without PM Johnson - health minister

UK government functioning efficiently without PM Johnson  health minister

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is functioning efficiently in the absence of Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is recovering in hospital from COVID-19 , health minister Matt Hancock said on Friday.

Hancock said Johnson's appointed stand-in, foreign minister Dominic Raab, was doing an "excellent job", adding that the government did not have the information yet to make a decision on whether to lift a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus .

(Reporting by Michael Holden, editing by Andy Bruce)

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