Minutes for 8 October SAGE meeting

Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty and Chief Scientific Officer Patrick Vallance, picture credit: Getty

Tighter Covid restrictions were being urged by SAGE, the government’s committee of scientific advisers. The meeting was held on 8 October, and minutes have just been released. In spite of its calls for greater transparency, the ‘worst-case scenario’ it refers to remains confidential. The Spectator has published the July 30 draft of this scenario this week.

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