Campaign for Pubs letter to Lorraine O’Donnell Chief Executive of Cheshire East Council regarding rule of six 9th April 2021
Dear Ms O’Donnell,
Outdoors Only opening – Cheshire East Council’s interpretation of the rule of 6 for pubs
We are writing as a matter of urgency as some of our members have contacted us about Cheshire East Council’s interpretation of the rule of six for different households attending pubs, from Monday 12th April, when pubs are permitted to open outdoors.
Pubs and publicans in the Cheshire East area are dismayed to find that Cheshire East are interpreting the Government’s guidelines to further suggest that a group of six from different households must socially distance.
The Government guidance allows 6 people from different households to meet outside (including within compliant structures), which is very important, indeed essential, to make outdoors only opening viable at all…
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