Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:19 pm on 12th January 2021.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Conservative, Gainsborough 3:19 pm, 12th January 2021

On that point, to me, the right strategy to stop the NHS being overwhelmed seems to be to have a flexible tier system, whereby we work out whether local hospitals in each region are about to be overwhelmed; and, if they are, we go into lockdown. Does my hon. Friend understand what I am saying? Is there going to be this flexible approach, rather than this mass lockdown nationally?