Analysis: what's new in PM Johnson 'new deal' virus recovery plan?

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a 5 billion pound ‘new deal’ virus recovery plan on Tuesday, with a focus on building and science.

FRANCE 24 correspondent Benedicte Paviot says the plan has met with tepid response from industry leaders and the opposition, who say the plan does not allocate new money, and reheats previous promises. England is preparing to ease lockdown measures from July 4, even as Leicester in the country’s East Midlands reimposed a lockdown to quell a renewed viral surge.

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