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UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

The UK economy grew by a modest 1.8 per cent compared to April, rebounding slower than economists had anticipated.

FlyResearch poll: week 15 update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens. In conversation with The Parliamentary Review, managing partner Greg Ward discusses the findings from the fifteenth wave of the Covid-19 tracker survey, published on July 9 and sourced from data collected on July 3, and while wellbeing and government support has seen some marginal improvement, there were some unfortunate regressions seen elsewhere.

Pubs, cafes and restaurants in Wales to reopen in August

Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford announced on Friday his administration’s latest easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, which will see bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants allowed to fully reopen their doors from August 3.

Covid-19: UK quarantine exemptions list now live

From Friday this week, travellers entering the UK from countries on the quarantine exemptions list are not required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Covid-19: Mandatory face coverings in shops and quarantine exemptions among latest changes in Scotland

A number of changes now apply to Covid-19 lockdown rules in Scotland, which include face coverings becoming mandatory in shops and new exemptions to the UK quarantine law coming into play.

Covid-19: Beauty salons, gyms and leisure facilities to reopen in July

The government has said that leisure facilities and beauty salons in England can reopen before the end of July.

Fly Research poll: week 14 update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens. In conversation with The Parliamentary Review, managing partner Greg Ward discusses the findings from the thirteenth wave of the Covid-19 tracker survey, published on July 2 and sourced from data collected on June 26.

One-sixth of homeowners have taken "mortgage holidays"

Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out a number of measures when the government first introduced lockdown, including CBILS and the Job Retention Scheme, both of which were set to provide more flexibility to businesses. For individuals, he announced a "stay of execution" on evictions for tenants, while homeowners could apply for a "mortgage holiday".

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