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Tories won’t wear masks in Commons because they ‘know each other’, Rees-Mogg says

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Tories won’t wear masks in Commons because they ‘know each other’, Rees-Mogg says

Tory MPs will continue to refuse to wear masks in the Commons chamber because they “know each other” a defiant Jacob Rees-Mogg says.

Mr Rees-Mogg told MPs: “The advice on crowded spaces is crowded spaces with people that you don’t know – we on this side know each other.”

The comments came as 10 Downing Street refused to say whether Boris Johnson would follow his own health secretary’s advice by wearing a face covering.

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