schools and education

Cinemas, theatres, concert and bingo halls CAN ALL OPEN

Fiction: Cinemas, theatres, concert halls and bingo halls are not yet allowed to reopen. Law: The government has been sure not to tell anyone, but when quietly at 00:01am on 4th July the government revoked the lockdown restrictions in almost their entirety and replaced them with a “No. 2” set by the same title, it …

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Bands and orchestras can gather together

Fiction: Brass bands, orchestras and every other large group of 30 or more people are still unable to get together to rehearse. Law: Brass bands and orchestras can now rehearse in England. Gatherings of up to 30 people, including musicians, are allowed anywhere in England unless there is a specific prohibition. Under the new law …

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If the government didn’t direct schools to close, who did?

Fiction: The government has closed the schools. Law: It may be a while before we know what the law is here.  In response to businessman Simon Dolan’s judicial review application which, bizarrely, may not be heard for a few months yet, the government has confirmed it did not direct closure of the schools.  It says …

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