Boris Johnson will introduce each day White Home-style televised press briefings hosted by an skilled broadcaster within the wake of the coronavirus disaster.
The prime minister will substitute off-camera afternoon briefings for journalists, that are hosted by a senior civil servant at current, with broadcast question-and-answer periods.
Mr Johnson needs to construct on No 10’s coronavirus press briefings, which till lately have been each day and watched by hundreds of thousands, and believes the method will “introduce a tradition of transparency and openness”. The press briefings can be held in a room in No 9 Downing Road. It is going to be transformed right into a media suite within the model of the White Home briefing room.
The plans can be in place in October, with No 10 starting the recruitment course of for