Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:48 pm on 22nd September 2020.

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Photo of Saqib Bhatti Saqib Bhatti Conservative, Meriden 12:48 pm, 22nd September 2020

I know that the Prime Minister is a true libertarian and must have agonised over today’s decision and those taken over recent months. My constituents in Meriden are concerned about a second national lockdown, with schools closing and businesses shutting down. Does my right hon. Friend agree that individual responsibility is more important today than it has ever been? Will he confirm that he will do everything he can to avoid a second full national lockdown?