Lock down rules as at 1st November 2020 subject to Government confirmation. Government web site
We are in a less severe lock down than earlier this year. 4th November 2020 to 2nd December 2020.
It is possible the lockdown may be extended by up to two more weeks.
The lock down is to reduce the R number and make sure the NHS is not overwhelmed.
There has been no statement that people have to shield who previously did so.
Rules 4th November 2020 ( source Gov.uk)
People are encouraged to go to work if they cannot work from home.
Businesses (non-retail) will remain open.
Food banks to remain open. People and organisations that give care, support to vulnerable people and use volunteers are permitted to continue their work.
Non-essential shops and hospitality will close.
No foreign travel.
Schools and Universities remain open as do child care facilities.
Churches closed apart from private worship.
No overnight non-business stays.
Supermarkets and local shops will remain open. Hairdressers and other leisure facilities will close, pubs and restaurants will close apart from take-aways.
You must not meet indoors with people outside of your support bubble.
You can exercise outside,including with one other person not from your household.
You cannot meet in private gardens.
There will be new rules on visiting people in care homes out this week.
The furlough payment scheme will continue until December 2nd 2020
As more information becomes available we will post it here.
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