Councils advised to avoid term ‘lockdown’

By Martin Ford | 18 August 2020

Experts have advised councils to avoid using the term ‘lockdown’ when discussing the reinstatement of coronavirus restrictions.

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) warned that using the ‘punitive and stigmatising term’ could undermine the effectiveness of restrictions.

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