Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Organisations and local authorities say its unfair and uneconomical to place harsher limits on cultural venues than gyms and hairdressers, as they trumpet their benefits to the nation's health.

Cultural organisations and local authority leaders in Tier 3 areas are campaigning against "illogical" restrictions on venues. In Manchester and the West Midlands, these groups are coordinating their efforts to lobby central government to relax a ban on public-facing cultural activity to that of the previous local lockdowns, in which they were allowed to operate under strict Covid-safe guidelines... read more