Covid Inquiry: Live updates as Humza Yousaf quizzed on Scottish response

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  • Recap all the live updates as Humza Yousaf and Liz Lloyd gave evidence to the UK Covid Inquiry, as they happened.
  • The key points:
  • - Nicola Sturgeon called Boris Johnson a 'f***ing clown' as he announced a second national lockdown, WhatsApps have revealed.
  • - Work on Scottish independence 'generally' did not happen at Government level during the Covid pandemic, Liz Lloyd has said.
  • - Humza Yousaf apologised for the Scottish Government's handling of WhatsApp messages and difficulties in handing them over to the inquiry.
  • - The former health secretary was unsure that the NHS would not 'collapse' during the second winter of Covid.
  • - Scottish Secretary Alister Jack had been due to appear first on Thursday morning, but cancelled. His appearance has been rescheduled for February 1.

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