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Coronavirus: Car Washes

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 113634, tabled on 10 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans the Government has to exempt car washes from future covid-19 restrictions.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

3 December 2020

Car washes are not considered as an essential service. From 2 December, essential and non-essential retail, including indoor and outdoor markets and car boot sales, can remain open in all tiers. All businesses and venues that are open are expected to follow COVID-19 secure guidelines to protect customers, visitors and workers.

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