Why are Tory voters more likely to oppose face masks?
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The move to make face covering compulsory in shops has caused anger - online, at least. And a YouGov poll suggests that those who oppose the move are more likely to be Conservative voters and Brexiteers. The Telegraph’s Parliamentary Sketchwriter, Michael Deacon joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss why the decision goes against Boris Johnson’s own libertarian principles and what leaving the EU might have to do with wearing a face mask.

Read more from Michael Deacon: https://bit.ly/3j9nZdN

Read more about the rate of infection in May: https://bit.ly/2Ot4xKY

Read more about Boris Johnson’s pledge to hold an independent inquiry, and skin rash warnings: https://bit.ly/2ZtvTqM

Watch The WHO and Covid-19: The organisation at the centre of the storm: https://bit.ly/3h8bJZv

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