COVID-19: Businesses fear for delayed ‘Freedom Day’

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    Senior Ministers will meet today to finalise plans for the next stage of lockdown in England, with it now all but certain that the easing of restrictions scheduled for 21st June will be put back.

    But, as Ashna Hurynag reports, it’s bad news for businesses hoping to fully re-open soon.

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