The Health Secretary Sajid Javid said he was not interested in imposing mandatory vaccination – saying it was “ethically wrong and wouldn’t work”.
But he urged people to get vaccinated, saying that the Omicron variant of coronavirus was spreading and could reach one million infections by the end of the month.
When challenged on the Christmas party which took place in Downing Street during coronavirus restrictions last year, he said he was upset by the video of civil servants laughing, and understood the anger people felt having seen it – and shared that anger.
Watch his interview with Niall Paterson here in full.
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