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PM: ‘Your tier is not your destiny’

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PM: ‘Your tier is not your destiny’

PM: ‘Your tier is not your destiny’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologised for the introduction of England’s stricter tier system, but has reassured the public that “every area has a means of escape".

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