Stay alert, control the virus, save lives: the Prime Minister's speech in full

Our Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation last night, 10 May and announced the UK's first sketch of a roadmap out of lockdown and towards re-opening society.

He said that guided by the science, our aim will be ensuring that we avoid a second peak which overwhelms the NHS. Because protecting the health and safety of the British public is, and must always be, our number one priority.

This not the time to end the lockdown. But this is the time to make careful and deliberate measures – stay alert, to control the virus, and save lives.

You can read the full transcript of his speech here