A single dad who asked Boris Johnson if he could see his son was told by the prime minister: “Check the website”.
The man, “Christopher from Margate”, asked what the guidance is for single parents who have regular contact with their children who live in a different county.
He explained how he lives in Kent, which is in Tier 1, while his son lives in Essex, which will move into Tier 2 on Saturday.
Christopher asked Johnson what he should do when one area is at a higher alert level under the government’s new three-tier local lockdown system, which was announced by Johnson on Monday.
Johnson, who was speaking at a Downing Street press conference, told him: “Christopher, I think the guidance, alas, is that if… you should go on the website, obviously, and check.
“But when places go into a higher tier