Lifestyle Economics

New covid restrictions appear “to have emerged from a random policy generator”


Lifestyle Economics

Christopher Snowdon responds to latest coronavirus measures

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Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Metro

Christopher Snowdon quoted by the BBC

The latest government coronavirus restrictions, including a 10pm mandatory closing time for licensed premises, appear “to have emerged from a random policy generator”, argued the IEA’s Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon.

Quoted by the BBC, Chris called on the government to publish the evidence for the curfew and added that, “while mandatory table service has been part of the successful Swedish approach and may have merit, the new closing time will be devastating to a hospitality sector that was already suffering after the first lockdown.”

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