Sector frustration as tougher restrictions arrive

By Dan Peters | 21 December 2020

Council leaders have expressed frustration after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tougher Tier 4 coronavirus restrictions across parts of the country the week before Christmas.

Some in the sector are annoyed after Mr Johnson effectively cancelled Christmas for almost 18 million people in London, south-eastern and eastern England days after ministers issued a flurry of legal threats to local authorities in the capital in a bid to keep schools open until the end of term.

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