Chancellor maintains distance for video with Tory MP – but the scene is very different when he thinks the cameras are not recording
When Boris Johnson announced his ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ last month, he made a big performance about the dangers still posed by the coronavirus and the importance of respecting measures in place, including social distancing.
But it seems his Chancellor has different ideas, at least when he doesn’t know the cameras are watching – as footage caught last Friday during Sunak’s visit to Thornaby shows:
For his propaganda video, Sunak more or less maintained social distancing – but a few yards away, when he didn’t know he was being caught on film, it was a different situation.
If Johnson and the Tories really cared about not adding more to the appalling total of the needless deaths they have caused, Sunak would be out of a job before the day is out.
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