Retail ‘will remain open’ under strictest local lockdowns, PM says

Boris Johnson wearing mask

Source: Number 10

Retailers will be allowed to continue trading even under the strictest local lockdown measures coming into force on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced in the House of Commons this afternoon that shops would not be impacted under the new ‘three-tiered system’ being introduced by the government in a bid to combat the spread of Covid-19. 

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