The Times – PM ponders 4-week delay
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PM ponders 4-week delay
In other developments, ministers are considering delaying ending coronavirus restrictions in England for a month to give businesses “certainty” and allow more time for people to receive two vaccinations, the Times reports. The paper says plans are being discussed to push back the end of lockdown – planned for 21 June – by either two or four weeks.
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