Casual Sex Could Remain Banned Until June Under Lockdown Roadmap

People Hopeful Of 'Best Summer Ever' After Boris Johnson's Roadmap Announcement

People Hopeful Of 'Best Summer Ever' After Boris Johnson's Roadmap Announcement

"The government will determine when worldwide travel should resume, which will be no earlier than 17 May", the government said in its statement.

Hopes for a return to normality rest largely on Britain's fast-moving inoculation program that has given more than 17.5 million people, a third of the country's adult population, the first of two doses of vaccine.

Many have voiced concern over the ramifications of such passports, with vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi warning that they could be "discriminatory". "And we can not persist indefinitely with restrictions that debilitate our economy, our physical and mental well-being, and the life chances of our children", Johnson told parliament.

The Prime Minister said there may be medical reasons why people can not be vaccinated, or may be "mistaken" others who refuse to receive a jab.

Speaking this morning, Boris Johnson has highlighted that "deep and complex" issues exist around the introduction of such verification - and that Gove will examine the "best scientific, moral, philosophical, ethical viewpoints".

Ms Sturgeon told the Scottish Parliament that she would "never support something that deepens social inequalities" or "took away people's civil liberties" based on their medical history.

She said the stay-at-home order is expected to be lifted from April 5, with a phased reopening of the economy hoped to start on April 26 and to be separated by at least three weeks.

Johnson said the government's plan would move the country "cautiously but irreversibly" out of lockdown.

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Having insisted that he will be led by "data not dates", the Prime Minister expressed optimism that relaxations will be complete by June 21, as tentatively scheduled in his road map, when nightclubs could reopen and large-scale events resume.

"We are encouraging everyone to continue following the guidance so we can all get back to normal as soon as possible and we can fully welcome visitors back to enjoy all our county has to offer without repeated disruptions for our businesses, staff and customers".

And he said Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget next week will be a "Budget for jobs and to protect people throughout the pandemic and beyond", amid calls to extend the financial packages.

In the first phase, all pupils in England's schools are expected to return to class from March 8.

And from March 29, six people or two separate households can meet outdoors.

The government says progress on easing restrictions will depend on vaccines proving effective at lowering hospitalisation and deaths, infection rates remaining low and no new virus variants emerging that throw the plans into disarray.

In Northern Ireland, First Minister Arlene Foster has promised a "decision-making framework" on how the executive plans to exit lockdown will be published on March 1.

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