UK PM defends government's handling of pandemic

Updated December 12 2023 - 5:50am, first published 5:47am
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has told an inquiry he is "deeply sorry" for those who lost loved ones. (AP PHOTO)
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has told an inquiry he is "deeply sorry" for those who lost loved ones. (AP PHOTO)

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has defended the United Kingdom's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, telling an official inquiry he did not recognise testimony describing a dysfunctional government and saying his hospitality scheme was supported at the time.

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