DOWNING Street was in crisis mode last night as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new local lockdown targeting the North despite local Government leaders fighting against such measures.
The new lockdowns to try to control COVID-19 will kill-off already struggling restaurants, pubs that have seen a 60% drop in revenues.
The plans were leaked as Tory MPs planned to work with Labour to defeat the Government’s lockdown plan.
Boris has been accused of focusing on over-the-top Corona plans despite Pubs, Restaurants and Nightclubs have lost around 60% of their income since the curfew came into effect.
Official data shows that Pubs and Restaurants account for just 3% of Corona outbreaks but data released by the government show that between 14 August and 20 September 42% of outbreak in schools.
One concerned parent told Politicalite that: “Some local schools that usually have 30 kids in a class now have learning bubbles of 10 children that stay in the same groups during the school day .”
“What not take into account is the families of the children that are not staying the same bubble but are mixing with the wider community.” added the parent.
A teacher at a Bolton Primary School told Politicalite: “Children are not following social distancing in the playground at break times and are mixing with other children in bubbles, potentially causing a rise in cases.”
Boris has been called on to Cancel The 10pm Curfew – and one campaign group is calling for the end of the 10pm curfew arguing that Schools are behind the surge in Corona cases in the UK.
Cancel The Curfew told Politicalite: “‘[Hospitality venues] are vilified as breeding grounds for the virus, yet Public Health England’s own figures show this is not true.”
“In fact, the latest figures show that we have one of the lowest infection rates outside of the home,’ campaign organisers wrote in a letter to the Prime Minister.”
“We are asking to open our doors. To be allowed to do what we do best whilst keeping our staff and customers safe. We are asking for your permission to keep the hospitality industry alive.”
BAR TYCOON CHALLENGES BOZ CURFEW
JEREMY Joseph – the owner of the legendary G-A-Y and Heaven nightclubs is launching a legal challenge to cancel the curfew.
Joseph, a prominent Tory member and donor said that the curfew does the “opposite” of protecting people.
The Nightclub boss told Sky News that the curfew “makes absolutely no sense” and said he would challenge the Government.
Joseph, who caused controversy in 2016 after blaming Somali’s for a rise in crime in London blasted the Tory Government for its response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
“The government has failed to show why the 10pm curfew was put in place and has published no scientific evidence to substantiate its implementation.”
“Enough is enough. Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson have to be made accountable.” said Joseph.