Pubs and restaurants urge PM to review 10pm curfew in England

Letter says a review every three weeks would help venues facing the ‘bleakest of winters’

The 10pm curfew on pubs, bars and restaurants in England should be reviewed every three weeks and scrapped if found to be ineffective, according to an open letter to the prime minister from 100 major hospitality firms, who have won backing from MPs.

In a co-ordinated plea, three trade bodies said they were facing the “bleakest of winters”, with curfews piling more misery on a sector that has been among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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