FactCheck: Johnson not telling the whole story on Leicester testing
Channel 4 News
He said the government set up four new test sites 'shortly' after 8 June. But Leicester Council say the first new unit didn't open until 10 days' later.
C4 News FactCheck
Boris Johnson said the government sent four new mobile testing units to Leicester 'shortly' after 8 June.
understands that it was ten days after that date before the first new centre was opened - and 21 days before four had been added.
Boris Johnson said the government sent ‘4 more mobile testing units’ to Leicester ‘shortly’ after 8 June. But it seems it was 10 days after 8 June before the first new site opened and 21 days before 4 new sites were added. My latest