silence on the options for easing restrictions. Business and trade union leaders joined opposition politicians in calling for openness about which measures might be relaxed first, to give them time to prepare. But No 10 brushed off proposals from Scotland
England is poised to endure a longer full lockdown than other parts of the UK, as ministers continue to resist growing pressure to end their
and Wales that are likely to see those nations soften their lockdowns first. Instead No 10 acknowledged the likelihood the united pan-UK approach will “fracture”. The PM’s spokesperson said details of lockdown measures would be made available when ready.