Birmingham news Christmas could be saved "due to additional household bubbling" MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Confirmation of the aim to let families see each other came from Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove
Breaking News ! All four UK governments are reported to have agreed to allow for extra bubbling over the festive period - but details are yet to be agreed. Cabinet minister Michael Gove said today (November 22) there would be “limited additional household bubbling for a small number days”." reports The Mirror. It was expected that several households ( at least three) could be allowed to create a bubble temporarily between the all important 22 and 28 December Christmas period. Official confirmation of the aim to let families see each other came in a statement from Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove following talks with leaders in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read More Related Articles Families 'could meet for a week at Christmas in easing of Covid restrictions' Read More Related Articles Christmas shopping bonus as 'all shops to reopen' in new Covid Winter Plan Mr Gove said: "Ministers endorsed a shared objective of facilitating some limited additional household bubbling for a small number of days," he said, adding talks were also underway with the Irish government to let people in Northern Ireland see family living there.
. He said it would be a 'boost' to the UK if all four nations could reach an agreement allowing families to meet over the festive period. Addressing the coronavirus briefing on Friday, Mr Hancock said: "Over Christmas I know how important it is that we have a system in place, a set of rules that both keeps people safe but also allows people to see their loved ones." Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford also said he was "generally hopeful" an agreement can be reached between the UK's four nations with regards to Christmas plans. The statement from the Cabinet Office today said: "Ministers reiterated the importance of allowing families and friends to meet in a careful and limited way, while recognising that this will not be a normal festive period and the risks of transmission remain very real".
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