UK Covid live news: Whitty tells MPs situation could 'turn bad very fast' if lockdown easing rushed

Latest updates: chief medical adviser and chief scientific adviser give evidence to Commons science committee

11.15am GMT

Vallance says the rule of six is “not something that has some scientific absolutism” behind it. It is a policy decision, he says, based on the desire to limit mixing.

11.09am GMT

In the science committee Greg Clark is asking the questions.

Q: Is it effective to have a red list of countries with dangerous variants, when they could come from anywhere?

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