Boris Johnson makes HISTORY! PM holds first-ever cabinet video conference

The Prime Minister, who is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus, led the weekly discussion from his personal office in his flat at Number 11 Downing Street while all his ministers appeared on a single digital screen over computer links from their homes. The Prime Minister was said to be suffering mild coronavirus symptoms and is expected to end his seven-day isolation period on Friday.

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Only Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill and a small number of officials were in the Cabinet room itself, observing social distancing rules on keeping two metres apart, during the meeting.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister warned that the coronavirus outbreak “is going

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