UK Politics

Boris Johnson: I’m sorry for the pain and the suffering of the Covid victims

Former British prime minister begins two days of evidence at the UK Covid-19 Inquiry

Boris Johnson being sworn in ahead of giving evidence at Dorland House in London. Picture: PA

Former British prime minister offered an apology to victims and their families, as he began two days of evidence in front of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry in London.

“Can I just say how glad I am to be at this inquiry and how sorry I am for the pain and the loss and the suffering of the Covid victims,” Johnson said.

Four people had to be removed as Johnson began his evidence after chairwoman Baroness ...