Last night saw windows and doors flung open across the nation, as Britain offered vigorous applause for the NHS. It was a chance to show our love for the health service – and offered some of us a bit of fresh air and exercise too. With experts claiming the lockdown is an opportunity to get fit, TV work-out legend Mr Motivator will be fronting a new BBC programme showing us how to remain in good shape. But enduring the weeks ahead will be a marathon, not a sprint. The government’s health experts say some lockdown measures could be needed for another six months. I’m Adam Forrest, and welcome to The Independent’s daily Inside Politics briefing during the coronavirus crisis.

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