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Public Houses: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL8241, tabled on 17 September 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to instruct pubs to close an hour earlier in areas under local restrictions to address the COVID-19 pandemic; and if so why.

Answered on

1 October 2020

My Rt. Hon. Friend the Prime Minister announced on 22 September that, as from 24 September, all pubs in England must have a 10pm-5am closing time to help curb the spread of COVID-19.