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Pubs and cafes 'will be given fast-track approval' to serve customers outside

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Downing Street is reportedly planning to also suspend Sunday trading laws for a year under the plans to boost the economy amid growing concern that the UK could see mass unemployment
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Newslinks for Saturday 6th June 2020

Newslinks for Saturday 6th June 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Economy 1) Sunday trading restrictions “to be lifted”
“Sunday trading laws will be suspended for a year and cafés and pubs will be given fast-track approval to serve food and drink outside under plans to boost the economy. Downing Street is drawing up a package of measures in response to mounting concern that Britain will face mass unemployment as it emerges from the coronavirus lockdown. The government is preparing legislation that will enable larger supermarkets to open for more than six hours on Sundays. Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings, the prime minister's chief adviser, are said to...
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Pubs fast-tracked to serve in beer gardens and shops to open all day on Sundays

Pubs fast-tracked to serve in beer gardens and shops to open all day on Sundays

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Pubs could be fast-tracked to serve food and drink outside within weeks
Sunday trading laws are set to be suspended and pubs will be given fast-track measures to allow them to serve food and drink outside, according to new government plans.
To boost the economy Downing Street is in the process of drawing up a package of measures to help prevent unemployment and get the public spending again.
As part of the plans, cafes and restaurants which want to seat diners outside will not have to pay fees to local authorities, the Times reports.
And larger supermarkets will be able to open for more...
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