The U.K. faced a high death toll from COVID-19, with over 232,000 people recorded as dying from the virus. Prime Minister Johnson, who was compelled to resign due to violations of COVID-19 restrictions at his Downing Street residence, will have to speak before the inquiry by Judge Heather Hallett before Christmas. The investigation is anticipated to last three years, as Johnson agreed to a public inquiry in 2021 under pressure from grieving families who are critical of his actions during the pandemic.
It is not necessarily that the prime minister had a unique inability to understand certain concepts, but at times it was difficult to ensure he comprehended the meaning behind specific graphs or data. There were challenges in getting him to understand complex information. The efforts made were considerable to ensure his grasp of the information.