The Liberal Democrat response to coronavirus

March 19, 2020 12:08 PM

The Liberal Democrat response to coronavirus

It is vital that we pull together as a country during this difficult period.

By Munira Wilson MP, Mar 19, 2020 11:03

As the coronavirus crisis continues, people are understandably becoming increasingly worried.

This is likely to be a tough and frightening time for many people. It is vital we all take this incredibly seriously, follow the advice being given, and pull together as a country during this difficult period.

As a responsible opposition, we will continue to hold the Government to account on the measures they are taking.

As a responsible opposition, we will continue to hold the Government to account on the measures they are taking.

The priority must be protecting the most vulnerable in our society, and a number of these most vulnerable live in care homes.

Given the fact that the NHS has to face this coronavirus crisis with a record shortage of nurses, we must get front-line health and social care staff back to work as soon as possible if they do fall ill. Testing must be provided for these key workers.