Sheffield news 'All stores allowed to reopen regardless of what tier they are in' MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Prime Minister is set to detail his 'Winter Covid Plan' on Monday
Breaking News ! Christmas shopping looks like it has been saved - regardless of what tier the stores are in. When the national lockdown ends in 10 days time on December 2, it is expected that all shops will be allowed to reopen. While many fear that West and South Yorkshire, along with some areas of North Yorkshire, will be placed into an even stricter Tier 3 restriction zone, businesses should be breathing a sigh of relief. Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for winter to MPs on Monday as he sets out how people can see their loved ones at Christmas. And part of the “Covid winter plan” is reported to include the reopening of none-essential stores, the Mail on Sunday reports. It means people will be able to head out for last-minute Christmas shopping gifts instead of getting everything online. Follow all the latest lockdown updates in Yorkshire here This is despite the tiers set to be strengthened to make sure any gains made during the national lockdown remain in tact.
. The PM is expected to say that all shops can now remain open, Non-essential businesses were forced to close their doors yet again under the new measures.
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The news will give a welcome boost to traders who have so far lost out on the usual Christmas rush. However, in areas with the highest infection rates, bookmakers and so-called 'wet pubs' that do not serve food may be required to remain closed. The 10pm pub curfew is also expected to bite the dust with the Prime Minister is expected to say that, while last orders must be called at 10pm, people will get an extra hour to finish their food and drinks with opening hours to be extended until 11pm.
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The Cabinet is expected to discuss and sign off the plan on Sunday before Mr Johnson announces it to Parliament the following day. Ministers will detail what tier each area will be placed into on Thursday and MPs are expected to be given the vote to approve the new system, as promised by Mr Johnson, in the days before it comes into force on December 2.
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