Cabinet ministers privately giving serious consideration to how to end a lockdown

One minister highlighted UCL study showing closure of schools has a relatively small impact on spread of virus

They’re asking whether schools could reopen after Easter holiday https://twitter.com/bbcnews/status/1247640444118458368
Separately Dom Raab hosted a cabinet video conference this afternoon

I’m told there was very little discussion about lockdown exit strategy

But Matt Hancock said more work needs to be done on health impact of lockdown itself

He said Govt needs to take a ‘holistic’ approach
Rishi Sunak spoke after Matt Hancock and emphasised importance of lockdown in saving lives

Appears the Hancock and Sunak we’re trying to put behind them suggestions of a rift over exit strategy
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