On 27th May, the Government announced a new test and trace system. This is intended to move lockdown to more localised measures that prevents the spread of the coronavirus.

Responding to the announcement, Liberal Democrats Health and Social Care spokesperson Munira Wilson said:

“The Coronavirus crisis is leaving people rightly worried about their loved ones. Sadly, the Government has left confusion in it’s wake this week and there are plenty questions still to answer. 

“Central to the Government’s strategy must be a comprehensive test, trace and isolate system. Time and again, we have seen Ministers announce the next steps but never an effective plan to support people in isolation, thereby stopping the spread and saving lives.

“Ministers must come forward with these clear and honest answers, in addition addressing the obvious issues with their app and why the level of testing remains so low across the UK compared to some countries.”