UK government pledges to work with parliament on COVID-19 plan

FILE PHOTO: Students who are self-isolating stand in the grounds of their student accommodation, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manchester, Britain, September 28, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will work with parliament wherever possible to keep them updated on the latest COVID-19 data and any plans to restrict the spread of the virus, Johnson’s spokesman said on Monday.

“We will continue to keep parliament updated on the latest data and scientific advice on the virus and work in advance with parliamentary colleagues, wherever that is possible,” the spokesman said.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, writing by William James