Boris Johnson addressed the nation for the primary time from the £2.6 million media suite he has had put in in Downing Road – though a technical hitch meant some viewers couldn’t hear him.
The Prime Minister, standing at a podium flanked by union flags, led a press convention as England took one other step out of lockdown with the resumption of outside sport and restricted socialising.
Individuals watching the published on the official Twitter account for the UK Prime Minister have been unable to listen to the primary a part of Mr Johnson’s opening tackle.
One Twitter person mentioned “I really feel discriminated in opposition to” as “the one individuals capable of ‘hear’ the PM’s assertion have been these capable of perceive BSL (British Signal Language)”.
One other remarked “could be useful if there was audio”.
The media room in 9 Downing Road – which the PA information company revealed had price £2.6 million to put in – will ultimately be used to host common White Home-style press briefings.
Labour beforehand branded the hi-tech refurbishment a “vainness challenge”.