Johnson vows to ‘get care done’

By Heather Jameson | 06 October 2021

Boris Johnson has vowed to ‘get care done’, tackle the ‘meteoric’ hole in public finances and boost the economy in his speech to party conference.

In a speech that was short on announcements but peppered with quips, the Prime Minister claimed there was a ‘huge hole in public finances’ and an impending ‘tide of anxiety’ as people flocked back to hospitals and GPs.

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