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UK News What are the three-tier system rules as West Yorkshire moves to highest level?

00:55  30 october  2020
00:55  30 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

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London, Derbyshire, West Yorkshire , Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and Leicestershire are among the regions currently in Tier 2. Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent also moved into the “ high ” alert level from Saturday. Areas categorised as high risk have

London, Derbyshire, West Yorkshire , Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and Leicestershire are among the regions currently in Tier 2. Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent also moved into the “ high ” alert level from Saturday. Areas categorised as high risk have

West Yorkshire will be the next region to move into the Tier 3 “very high” Covid-19 alert level.

a view of a city: West Yorkshire is to move into Tier 3 on Monday (Richard McCarthy/PA) © Richard McCarthy West Yorkshire is to move into Tier 3 on Monday (Richard McCarthy/PA)

People living in Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale, Wakefield and Kirklees will join more than eight million others across northern England and the Midlands in Tier 3 from Monday morning.

But what does it mean and what can you do?

Here’s what you need to know about the tier system.

– Which areas are in Tier 3 at the moment?

West Yorkshire will join several other areas in the highest alert level, with Nottinghamshire entering Tier 3 on Friday.

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– Which areas are in Tier 3 at the moment? Nottinghamshire will join Warrington in the highest alert level after the Cheshire town moved into Tier 3 on Tuesday. Greater Manchester was forced into top tier restrictions last Friday despite the best efforts of mayor Andy Burnham for extra support for the

London, Derbyshire, West Yorkshire , Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and Leicestershire are among the regions currently in Tier 2. Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent also moved into the “ high ” alert level from Saturday. Areas categorised as high risk have

Warrington moved into Tier 3 on Tuesday, while Greater Manchester was forced into top tier restrictions last Friday despite the best efforts of mayor Andy Burnham for extra support for the region.

map: (PA Graphics) © Provided by PA Media (PA Graphics)

Large areas of South Yorkshire including Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield were also placed into Tier 3 on Saturday, after the region secured a £41 million funding package.

Liverpool City Region has been in Tier 3 since October 14, and was joined by Lancashire two days later.

– What does Tier 3 mean exactly?

Expect extreme curbs to your social life – social mixing is banned both indoors and in private gardens, while pubs and bars must close unless they can operate as a restaurant.

The rule of six applies in some outdoor settings such as parks, public gardens and sports courts.

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Tier 3 (very high level ). This level will apply in areas where transmission rates are causing the "We rule nothing out but at the moment the three - tier system is what we ' re working to and it's effective "There is the spread from those younger age groups into the 60-plus age group in the North West

What are the rules for the different tiers - and which is your area in? Tier 2 - High : Mixing of households indoors not allowed. Rule of six applies to private gardens and outdoor spaces - social distancing rules also apply. West Yorkshire . North East. Tees Valley.

Deliberately flouting the rules can net you a fine of up to £6,400, while those who organise gatherings of more than 30 people can be fined up to £10,000.

Local leaders help the Government to determine whether other venues should be closed, such as gyms or casinos.

a man standing in front of a building: Liverpool is in the highest level of restrictions (Peter Byrne/PA) © Provided by PA Media Liverpool is in the highest level of restrictions (Peter Byrne/PA)

Shops and places of worship can remain open, as can schools and colleges, while universities must reflect wider restrictions with the option to move to greater online provision.


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Up to 15 guests are allowed at weddings and 30 people can attend funerals, with 15 allowed at wakes, but wedding receptions are not permitted.

People living in Tier 3 areas are advised against overnight stays in other parts of the UK and should avoid travel where possible in and out of the area, unless it is for work, education or caring responsibilities.

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Number 10 confirmed that, under Tier 2 and 3 rules on household mixing, people can still meet up for work meetings indoors under certain circumstances.

Under additional measures agreed for Nottinghamshire, people have been informed they cannot purchase alcohol in shops after 9pm, but can buy it in pubs with a substantial meal until 10pm.

a woman talking on a cell phone: People wearing face coverings in Nottingham city centre (Jacob King/PA) © Provided by PA Media People wearing face coverings in Nottingham city centre (Jacob King/PA)

– What happens in Tier 2?

London, Derbyshire, West Yorkshire, Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and Leicestershire are among the regions currently in Tier 2.

Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent also moved into the “high” alert level last weekend, while more than a dozen other regions are due to move into the category from Saturday.

These include East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston-Upon-Hull, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, Dudley, Staffordshire, Telford, the Wrekin, Amber Valley, Bolsover, Derbyshire Dales, Derby City, South Derbyshire, the whole of High Peak, Charnwood, Luton and Oxford.

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THREE - TIER SYSTEM . The Government announced on October 12 which tier each part of England falls into Pubs and bars have closed in the very high alert level areas unless they can operate as a restaurant. South Yorkshire will move into the toughest restrictions from Saturday, and Warrington

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Areas categorised as high risk have restrictions on household mixing indoors, while the rule of six continues to apply outdoors.

People must not meet socially with friends and family indoors in any setting unless they live with them or have formed a support bubble with them.

Shops, gyms, all education settings, and places of worship can remain open, with overnight stays permitted.

a group of people walking on a city street: London’s Soho has banned cars so its bustling restaurant scene can host diners in the street (Dominic Lipinski/PA) © Provided by PA Media London’s Soho has banned cars so its bustling restaurant scene can host diners in the street (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Up to 15 guests are allowed at weddings and up to 30 people allowed at funerals, with 15 allowed at receptions and wakes.

Travel advice for those living in Tier 2 areas is to reduce the number of journeys they take where possible and avoid travel into very high Tier 3 areas.

– What restrictions are placed on areas in Tier 1?

Areas classed as medium risk, those in Tier 1, are subject to the same national measures which were commonplace across England earlier this year.

These include the 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants and a ban on most gatherings of more than six people.

Like Tier 2, up to 15 guests will be allowed at weddings and up to 30 people are allowed at funerals, with 15 allowed at receptions and wakes.

Shops, gyms, all education settings, and places of worship will remain open, with overnight stays permitted and no travel restrictions within the area, although people are advised to avoid travel into Tier 3 areas where possible.

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