Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP, Steve Brine, told the House of Commons the public need to see an exit strategy from the current lockdown.
Mr Brine said while there was no option but to try and contain the virus through current national measures, the vaccination plan must move in lock-step with a plan to lift restrictions.
He said; "It remains my strong belief that these horrible restrictions on our lives must not be in place a day longer than required. And, to be clear, they are currently required.
"But alongside the published vaccine delivery plan – and daily figures on how we’re getting covid done – we must give the public hope.
"We know just over 88% of those likely to get seriously unwell (and sadly die) reside within the top four priority vaccine groups. My view is that given the only metric that really counts, and the reason why public support for lockdown is so high is the desire to prevent the NHS from being “overwhelmed”, logic would dictate that once that threat has gone away we can start to lift restrictions.
"We need clear heads if we want to do that. Covid-19 is not a conspiracy and it is not a hoax. We are right to take it seriously but we are equally right to demand a plan that dismantles the most draconian of laws in lock-step with the vaccination programme."
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