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James Sunderland has welcomed the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme, which will give people in the Bracknell constituency up to 50 per cent off their bills in restaurants, cafes and pubs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August.
After months of lockdown, it is great to see a return to normality and people enjoying the sunshine. The opening of shops, pubs, beauty salons, sports clubs and many recreational facilities has provided a further marker in the fight against Covid-19 and it is right that the Prime Minister should push this agenda if it is safe to do so.
The opening of non-essential shops this week has provided a new marker in the fight against Covid-19. While opinions are split on the gradual easing of lockdown, the Government continues to be led by scientific and medical advice and it is reassuring that the mortality and R rates are falling to new lows.