A PLUMBER has backed Boris Johnson’s lockdown plan, saying guidance for Brits is not “hard to understand”.
Ryan Price defended the PM and cut through the ambiguity of recent government advice and said the instructions were clear so long as Brits continued to remain “sensible”.
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In an interview with Channel 4, the Surrey handyman said: “It’s sortof leaving it up to us a little bit … to you know, if you feel safe to do so then do it.”
“It’s not really hard to understand,” he added.
“Be sensible in what you’re doing and stay away – 2metres apart when you can – wear your PPE while you’re at work.”
As the brief exchange drew to an end, he shrugged: “I’m not sure what you want? A full handbook to tell you what to do?”
Not everyone was impressed with Mr Price’s advice.
One woman tweeted: “If I need plumbing then I’ll ask a plumber about it.”
Earlier today, Boris Johnson urged the British public to trust in “common sense” as he laid out his 50-page roadmap to easing Britain’s coronavirus lockdown.
The PM published a lengthy plan to get the country back to school and work without risking a huge second wave of infections.
Today’s document features some of the small print following on from last night’s statement outlining the three stages of his plan.
But some say many of the key details are still missing.
Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer said today’s plan provided “precious few answers” to the burning questions that Brits had about the next stage, urging him to lay out more details now.
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Boris promised more information was coming but added that people should use “good, solid British common sense”.
He told the House of Commons: “The Government is today submitting to the House a plan which is conditional and dependent, as always, on the common sense and observance of the British people and on continual reassessment of the data.”
Workers at construction firms and in food production are among those the government has encouraged to go back to work as it today confirms its roadmap to recovery.
Example of sectors the government says should reopen if they’ve not already done so include food production, construction, manufacturing, logistics, distribution, and scientific research in laboratories.
The plan revealed:
- Family in different households will not be able to visit each other for weeks – but ministers are looking at a ‘bubble’ plan for the future
- Brits will be advised to wear face masks on public transport and anywhere where people can’t stay 2m apart
- The Government want all primary school kids to go back to school for a month before the summer holidays – but they won’t have to wear face masks
- The public are now allowed to go outside for leisure reasons, but they can’t stay overnight for a holiday
- Sporting events are to take place behind closed-doors for broadcast within weeks
- Smaller children can start going back to their childminders and nurseries when schools reopen
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