Covid-19: Is a national blanket lockdown inevitable?

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has told BBC Breakfast that a tiered local approach is more effective than a national lockdown.

Mr Raab added that the “option for taking further measures” is in reserve.

Nottinghamshire has become the latest region to join the top tier of Covid-19 restrictions, after an overall rise in infection rates, with West Yorkshire joining tier three on Monday.