The government has announced that the whole of England will enter national restrictions on 5th November 2020 until at least 2nd December. Full details of the restrictions are on the government web site.
Note: this article has been further updated to reflect the further changed date of ending lockdown of 1st August, announced on Friday evening. These last-minute changes were made by the government, not Oadby and Wigston Borough Council or the Liberal Democrats.
The Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for the Borough of Oadby and Wigston are to be eased on Saturday 1st August.
Different rules will apply to the city of Leicester, although they too represent an easing of lockdown there.
Unfortunately. the announcement was communicated in a confusing and incomplete way yesterday with the MP and the Health Secretary releasing bits and pieces of information on social media throughout the evening.
Local Liberal Democrats are concerned that this continued poor communication from the government on such an important issue can lead to residents and businesses being unsure about the current guidance. We hope that the government and MP will learn lessons from yesterday and that future communications will be clearer.