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Revellers Flouted Government Advice To Stay At Home As They Party At Pubs And Clubs

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Revellers Flouted Government Advice To Stay At Home As They Party At Pubs And Clubs

A number of measures to keep businesses afloat is officially launched!


Last night, Revellers defied government advice to stay at home and went to bars and clubs as they stayed open, even after the chancellor announced they would obtain billions of pounds to save them from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Revellers defied government advice to stay at home as they celebrated St Patrick’s Day at Seamus O’Donnells, an Irish pub in Bristol



But as businesses reeled from the effect of clients being told to stay indoors and to avoid social contact, Rishi Sunak launched measures to keep businesses functioning and workers in their jobs.

As businesses reeled from the effect of clients being told to stay indoors and to avoid social contact, Rishi Sunak, on the other hand, launched measures to keep businesses functioning and workers in their jobs

The windfall assistance offered by Mr. Sunak didn’t, however, stop some partygoers in London, Newcastle, Liverpool, Southampton and Manchester from heading out to bars and clubs.

In a clip that circulated on social media, partygoers were spotted holding drinks and could be heard chanting ‘ f * * * coronavirus ‘ to the sound of Seven Nation Army.



The windfall assistance offered by Mr. Sunak didn’t, however, stop some partygoers in London, Newcastle, Liverpool, Southampton and Manchester from heading out to bars and clubs



In another video, people could also be seen holding drinks and dancing, obviously neglecting the advice of the Prime Minister on Monday urging people to avoid ‘ non-essential ‘ interaction with others.



The chancellor’s advice came despite fears that the government’s advice for the public to no longer frequently visit restaurants, clubs, and pubs would decimate the hospitality industry.

As part of a package of measures, Mr. Sunak declared he will give away one year off paying business rates to every single retail and entertainment venue – no matter what their size. He also said the smallest 700,000 companies that don’t pay rates will get £ 10,000 in cash.



Mr. Sunak promised that insurance firms will respect contracts, adding that insurance companies have indicated they can’t compensate for the losses of sufficiently covered pubs and restaurants.





‘The intervention of the government is adequate for those companies that have a policy that covers pandemics and would encourage businesses to make an insurance claim against their policy. But several of those firms don’t have insurance and we’re going to go on.’ Mr. Sunak explained.

Mr. Sunak further revealed the initiative would benefit stores, music clubs and theatres as well. Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has separately proposed amendments to the planning rules to allow restaurants and bars to operate in difficulty to operate as takeaways.



But hospitality firms last night gave a mixed welcome to the steps, with the British Beer and Bar Association claiming the changes made by the Chancellor have not gone far enough.



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