The inquiry is examining the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has largely shut down the economy and killed more than 220,000 people in the UK. The investigation is expected to continue until summer 2026.
It was revealed that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who was the Minister of Finance at the time, said ‘let people die’ during the Covid-19 pandemic, which caused the death of more than 220 thousand people in England.
In the information obtained within the scope of an investigation examining the British government’s policy to combat the pandemic and lasting until 2026, it was stated that Prime Minister Sunak said that the government should “let people die” instead of imposing a second national lockdown during the Covid-19 epidemic.
The investigation committee, which reached the notes taken in the diary of Patrick Vallance, who served as the government’s chief scientific advisor during the pandemic, on October 25, 2020, shared with the public the striking details of a meeting attended by then Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Sunak.
The diary includes information that Dominic Cummings, Johnson’s most senior adviser during the pandemic, said he heard at the meeting and conveyed to Vallance.
Vallance wrote in his diary that Cummings told him, “Rishi thinks it’s okay to let people die. This all seems like a complete lack of leadership.” “he said” sentences are seen.
The inquiry is examining the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has disrupted much of the economy and killed more than 220,000 people in the UK. The investigation is expected to continue until summer 2026.
The investigation had previously shown that Sunak was dubbed “Dr. Death” by a government scientific adviser in the summer of 2020 over his “Eat Out to Help out” policy, which subsidized dining in pubs and restaurants but was criticized by health experts for spreading the virus.