Tier four extension forces non-essential retail to close in much of England

Matt Hancock

Tier four restrictions have been extended to cover most of England’s population and ‘non-essential’ retailers in affected areas have been forced to shut.

Birmingham, Greater Manchester and Nottingham are among the big retail centres where the rules have now come into force. The restrictions affect three-quarters of England’s population. London and much of East and South East England was already in tier four

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