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UK News Parliament's bars are NOT subject to 10pm curfew

12:25  28 september  2020
12:25  28 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Parliament ' s bars are NOT subject to 10 pm curfew and MPs don't have to give their contact details Bars inside Parliament are exempt from the Government's new 10 pm curfew Comes after a curfew was imposed on on pubs, bars and restaurants in England Facilities serving alcohol inside the Palace of Westminster are not required to abide by the

A 10 pm curfew for all pubs and hospitality venues is in place across England from tonight (Thursday, September 24) - where doors will have to be closed. PM Boris Johnson said the new 10 pm curfew means physically "closing and not just calling for last orders". So that means all pubs and restaurants

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Drinking establishments inside Parliament are exempt from the Government's newly imposed 10pm curfew, it has been revealed.

Facilities serving alcohol inside the Palace of Westminster are not required to abide by the coronavirus curfew which came into effect this week due to them being classified as a 'workplace canteen'.

It comes just a week after the Prime Minister set out a raft of measures designed to clampdown on Covid-19, including imposing a 10pm curfew on all pubs, bars and restaurants in England.

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Tables were full in Soho before the 10 pm curfew came into force despite rain and low temperatures in the capital last night. Police officers in face masks and yellow high-vis jackets enforced Cafe owners have suggested they will not be able to operate using table service only, while other chains have said

The 10 pm pub curfew in England is "making things more dangerous", Liverpool' s mayor has said. Joe Anderson spoke out after crowds gathered in the city as But concerns have been raised that the new curfew encourages customers to leave at once and carry on drinking together. image copyrightReuters.

Despite the new measures, staff and visitors inside Parliament can still enter its handful of bars without being forced to leave at 10pm and are also not required to provide a name and contact number upon entry, The Times reported.

Michael Gove, Boris Johnson are posing for a picture: Bars inside Parliament are exempt from the Government's newly imposed 10pm curfew which came into effect this week. Pictured: Boris Johnson and Michael Gove pulling pints at the Old Chapel pub in Darwen, Lancashire © Provided by Daily Mail Bars inside Parliament are exempt from the Government's newly imposed 10pm curfew which came into effect this week. Pictured: Boris Johnson and Michael Gove pulling pints at the Old Chapel pub in Darwen, Lancashire

The revelations come after a number of bars in Parliament, including the Strangers' Dining Room, the Adjournment and the Members' Smoking Room and Pugin Room, were reopened to MPs before the summer recess.

The regulations are now reportedly being kept under review by the House of Commons but one source told The Times the rules were 'a massive own goal' for Parliament.

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But if the hopes and dreams for Spring 2021 that the PM spoke of are not fulfilled then you can be For many struggling eateries and pubs the 10 o'clock curfew will be the final straw while doing little if Boris Johnson speech today: 8pm address coming up. The Prime Minister is to address the nation at

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This week Boris Johnson announced a new wave of Covid-19 restrictions that could last up to six months- including a 10pm curfew on bars, pubs and restaurants in England.

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Some bars and clubs opened doors from 3pm today. Snaps showed punters staggering down streets up and down the country, to make the most of the night before the 10 pm curfew . In Nottingham, police were called to disperse boozed up crowds tonight. Groups spilled out of bars and pubs in Leeds after

As the 10 pm curfew approached, and with another working week set to begin, the streets of Soho were left looking like a ghost town tonight. The industry bosses, who claim they were not consulted about prior to the announcement, have urged ministers to give venues more flexibility on closing times to

The 10pm curfew on the hospitality sector sparked an immediate industry backlash as the UKHospitality group said it was 'another crushing blow'.

There were also fears the move could have unintended consequences amid warnings of a potential 'surge of unregulated events and house parties'.

Tory MPs also expressed concerns about the curfew plans, describing them as a 'terrible blow' for the hospitality industry and warning there must not be another 'major lockdown'.

text: The Strangers’ Dining Room (pictured) was among a number of bars that was opened to staff inside Parliament following the national lockdown © Provided by Daily Mail The Strangers’ Dining Room (pictured) was among a number of bars that was opened to staff inside Parliament following the national lockdown a group of people sitting at a table in a restaurant: Facilities serving alcohol inside the Palace of Westminster are not subject to the 10pm curfew as they are classified as a 'workplace canteen'. Pictured: The Strangers dining hall © Provided by Daily Mail Facilities serving alcohol inside the Palace of Westminster are not subject to the 10pm curfew as they are classified as a 'workplace canteen'. Pictured: The Strangers dining hall

It was claimed that Mr Johnson had initially backed a total shutdown of the hospitality and leisure sectors before Chancellor Rishi Sunak persuaded him to take a less severe course after warning of economic carnage.

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  Ministers under pressure to review ‘hard’ 10pm hospitality curfew The British Beer and Pub Association said there should be more flexibility on closing times to allow customers to stagger their exits. She told the PA news agency: “The curfew has been another devastating blow to the beer and pub sector. We have invested millions in creating safe socialising environments and had been slowly winning back the confidence of our customers and rebuilding our trade.“As we have seen this weekend, the hard 10pm curfew has led to the consequence of customers leaving venues and filling the streets en masse.

Outside the music and indie bar Firewater, the lack of students queuing outside reveals grey paving stones She managed to catch the last train at 10:40pm from Glasgow Central Station, and grab some cheesy He adds: “But having a forced curfew does seem a little dystopian. It offsets our entire day

Boris Johnson' s 10 pm curfew for all pubs, bars and restaurants will not be enough to curb the spread of He said Parliament must debate and vote on the measures being proposed by the Government after his Tory Asked what else could soon be subject to a clampdown, the Sage adviser said: 'We

Just hours after setting out the new measures, the Prime Minister issued an emotional plea to the nation and warned Britons they faced a long hard winter of police-enforced curbs on their freedom to see off coronavirus.

He also hit out at his critics - including Tory MPs and business leaders who warned of the economic impact of the tough measures, adding: 'To those who say we don't need this stuff, and we should leave people to take their own risks, I say these risks are not our own.

'The tragic reality of having Covid is that your mild cough can be someone else's death knell.

'And as for the suggestion that we should simply lock up the elderly and the vulnerable – with all the suffering that would entail – I must tell you that this is just not realistic.

'Because if you let the virus rip through the rest of the population it would inevitably find its way through to the elderly as well, and in much greater numbers.'

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