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UK News Shops are to be allowed to open 24 hours in the run-up to Christmas

04:50  30 november  2020
04:50  30 november  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Some High Street shops will open 24 hours a day in December in a desperate bid to offset the £900million a day economic hit of the new tier restrictions. Overall in December, which is a short working month, the economic hit is expected to be £20billion compared with the same period in 2019.

Shops should be allowed to extend Sunday hours say retailersCredit: Alamy. Extra hours could also have a knock-on Tory MP Nickie Aiken last night said: “Big retailers should be given the chance to spread more Christmas cheer by opening until late on the three Sundays in the run - up to Christmas .

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Some High Street shops will open 24 hours a day in December in a desperate bid to offset the £900million a day economic hit of the new tier restrictions.

Primark has decided to open 11 shops around the clock, with other chains extending hours until late into the night.

The attempt to recoup Covid-19 losses comes as the Centre for Economics and Business Research estimates the tier system will cost the economy in England £900million daily up to Christmas and beyond.

a group of people walking on a city street: Some High Street shops will open 24 hours a day in December. Shoppers are pictured above on London's Oxford Street at the start of this month © Provided by Daily Mail Some High Street shops will open 24 hours a day in December. Shoppers are pictured above on London's Oxford Street at the start of this month

M&S will open hundreds of stores until midnight. John Lewis, Currys PC World, Next and other big High Street names will also extend trading hours.

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Tesco: Supermarket to open 24 hours in run - up to Christmas as shopping rules change. TESCO is to keep over 300 of its stores open 24 hours a day in the run - up to Christmas in order to help Britons stock up for the festive period and the big day itself after the country emerges from lockdown

We've rounded up a list here for all the shops that can and can't stay open until lockdown lifts in England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have different lockdown rules in Tesco will open 300 stores for 24 hours as Sainsbury’s also extends its opening hours in the run - up to Christmas .

CEBR research estimates that the new tiers will result in England’s gross domestic product being 13 per cent smaller compared with December last year.

Overall in December, which is a short working month, the economic hit is expected to be £20billion compared with the same period in 2019.

It comes as ministers are said to be considering more cash support for restaurants, pubs and other businesses hit by the restrictions, The Daily Telegraph reported.

The economic case for the new tier system will be set out by ministers today. Amid threats of rebellion from Tory MPs, Downing Street will publish impact assessments to reveal how it decided what restrictions each area of the country will face when the tier system comes into force on Wednesday.

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Some shops , including Three UK and River Island, will have reduced opening hours to begin with. In Northern Ireland, all shops are now allowed to open . In Wales, First Minister Mark Drakeford has Clothing retailers went into lockdown just after stocking up with spring and summer ranges, which

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a person walking down a city street: CEBR research estimates that the new tiers will result in England’s gross domestic product being 13 per cent smaller compared with December last year © Provided by Daily Mail CEBR research estimates that the new tiers will result in England’s gross domestic product being 13 per cent smaller compared with December last year Read more

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