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England Set To Extend ‘Police State’ Powers… Staying Safe or Staying Scared?

https://youtu.be/cUotBBbeHCE Defence secretary Ben Wallace has defended plans to extend COVID lockdown powers in England, measures that one former Tory minister has branded "excessive and disproportionate". The government is facing a severe backlash over plans to extend draconian restrictions under the Coronavirus Act for another six months. But speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Wallace said the government...