Will families be able to enjoy a normal Christmas as possible, Meriden MP asks PM - The Coventry Observer

8th Aug, 2022

Will families be able to enjoy a normal Christmas as possible, Meriden MP asks PM

MERIDEN MP Saqib Bhatti quizzed Boris Johnson in Parliament on whether families across the country can have as normal a Christmas as possible.

During the PM’s new national lockdown statement in parliament this week, Mr Bhatti highlighted concerns that his constituents have raised about the new lockdown measures.

He said: “2020 has been desperately difficult for the whole country. Many of my constituents are worried about what will happen after December 2 so can he (the Prime Minister) commit to doing everything he can to ensure that we will have some sort of normal Christmas and at least have measures in place so that households will be able to mix by 25 December?”

In reply, the PM said: “I do want people to have as normal a Christmas as possible, and that is why I think it is very important that the whole country comes together to follow these measures. I am sure that if we do, we can get the R down in the way that I have described, and people will have as normal a Christmas as possible.”

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