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Michael Gove giving evidence to the Covid Inquiry

Michael Gove apologises to bereaved families for government mistakes during Covid

Sadiq Khan at the Covid Inquiry on Monday morning

Sadiq Khan tells Covid Inquiry 'lives could have been saved' had he been invited to Cobra meetings earlier

Jonathan Van-Tam

Sir Jonathan Van-Tam says family were threatened with having throats cut in Covid-19 lockdown

Professor Sir Chirs Whitty (left) admitted that the UK government - then led by Boris Johnson (right) - was 'too late' in acting at the initial outbreak of the Covid pandemic. Credit: Alamy

UK government was 'too late' to act in first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chris Whitty admits

Sir Patrick Vallance, the former chief scientific adviser to the government, gave evidence to the Covid Inquiry today

Sunak and Johnson thought it was 'okay to let people die' during pandemic, Covid Inquiry hears

Sir Patrick Vallance said Boris Johnson appeared 'bamboozled' by some of the science during the pandemic

Boris Johnson ‘bamboozled’ by science and ‘looked broken’ as he questioned Covid response, says Sir Patrick Vallance

Sir Patrick Vallance appeared before the Covid inquiry today

Sir Patrick Vallance reveals his family was threatened during Covid pandemic

Sir Patrick Vallance has said a journal he kept during the pandemic was a way to 'decompress'.

Sir Patrick Vallance reveals ‘brain dump’ private diaries as he appears before UK Covid-19 inquiry

Former Home Secretary Priti Patel

Lockdown rules were confusing and £10,000 fines disproportionate, Priti Patel tells Covid Inquiry

Dominic Cummings and his eye surgery and, right, the town of Barnard Castle

Dominic Cummings faces slew of Barnard Castle gags as he reveals he had emergency eye operation

Boris Johnson was told to sack 'lying' Matt Hancock

Boris Johnson was told to sack Matt Hancock to 'save lives and protect the NHS', Covid Inquiry hears

Boris Johnson 'wanted to be injected with Covid live on TV'

Boris Johnson 'wanted to be injected with coronavirus live on TV to show it wasn't a threat', Covid Inquiry hears

Simon Stevens Former Chief Executive of the National Health Service, was before the Covid inquiry today

Matt Hancock 'thought he should decide who lives or dies, not doctors if NHS was overwhelmed during the pandemic'

Dominic Cummings said Boris Johnson asked if Covid could be cured with a hairdryer

Boris Johnson asked if Covid could be 'cured by blowing hairdryer up nose', Dominic Cummings says

Helen MacNamara said Boris Johnson’s ‘macho No 10 assumed we’d be great at everything’

Boris Johnson thought UK would 'sail through pandemic' top official reveals as she told No10 team country was 'f****d'

Dominic Cummings gave evidence in the Covid Inquiry on Tuesday

'Let the elderly accept their fate': Boris Johnson's view of Covid emerges as toxic government infighting revealed