Bereaved families seek ‘justice’ for UK victims of coronavirus

Facebook group formed to ‘hold British government to account’ over Covid-19 failings

Bereaved British families whose relatives died because of Covid-19 have formed a group to campaign for justice, demanding that the government accepts its failures may have contributed to their deaths.

Matt Fowler, whose 56-year-old father Ian, a retired design engineer for Jaguar Land Rover, died on 13 April, said he and other families believed their relatives were unnecessarily exposed to the coronavirus because the UK government allowed it to spread and failed to impose a lockdown before 23 March.

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