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Ministers under pressure to review ‘hard’ 10pm hospitality curfew

Ministers are under growing pressure to review the “hard” 10pm curfew on pubs, bars and restaurants amid criticism that the new rules are leading to revellers filling streets en masse. go to Article >

Welsh Government To Review Lockdown Shopping Ban On Non-Essential Items For 'Clarity'

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The Welsh government is set to review its ban on supermarkets selling “non-essential” items during the country’s 17-day firebreak lockdown for “clarity”.  The restriction – which was introduced in a bid to be ‘fair’ to small businesses forced to... read more

Stoke-On-Trent, Coventry And Slough Placed Into Tier 2 Coronavirus Lockdown

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Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough will be placed into tier 2 local lockdown from Saturday, Matt Hancock has announced. Speaking in the Commons on Thursday, the health secretary also said discussions are formally beginning with Warrington about... read more

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Government under mounting pressure to review 'hard' 10pm hospitality curfew as revellers pour into streets

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The Government is under mounting pressure to review the "hard" 10pm curfew on pubs, bars and restaurants. read more

Johnson under pressure to change 10pm curfew as Greene King shuts dozens of pubs

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Boris Johnson faces renewed pressure over the 10pm hospitality curfew as a pub chain announced hundreds of job losses and Tory MPs signalled they would rebel in protest at the restriction. read more

Could Boris Johnson shift the coronavirus curfew to 11pm? PM comes under pressure to revisit it

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Ministers are under intense pressure to water down the 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants after Sir Keir Starmer hinted Labour could side with Tory rebels who oppose it. read more

Pub Closing Time Could Return To 11pm In England Under Plan To Copy Northern Ireland

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England’s 10pm pub and restaurant curfew could be shifted back an hour and supermarkets ordered to stop selling alcohol after 11pm under plans being considered by ministers. HuffPost UK understands that government insiders have been impressed... read more

Ministers Ignored Plea To Lock Down London Because It's A Labour City, Hints Sadiq Khan

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London mayor Sadiq Khan has suggested the government ignored his pleas for stricter coronavirus measures in the capital because of party politics. Khan also said ministers lack the humility to change their approach to tackling the outbreak... read more

Pressure mounts on government to review ‘shambolic' 10pm curfew after drinkers crowd streets at closing time

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Tory MPs, hospitality sector and city nightlife officials unite in criticism of new rule read more

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Ministers are under pressure to use “sugar tax” cash to pay for food schemes for poorer families as the Covid-19 economic fallout takes hold.  A letter signed by 108 health and children’s experts, seen by HuffPost UK, calls on chancellor Rishi... read more