No plans for face coverings in offices, says Hancock

No plans for face coverings in offices, says Hancock

They are compulsory for hospital and GP appointments throughout the United Kingdom, and on public transport in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well as in shops in Scotland. Wales is set to make them compulsory from the 27 July.

According a snap YouGov poll on 13 July, 60% of people said they wanted the government to clearly tell people to wear masks, whilst 34% believe that people should be able to decide for themselves.

"I have gone through a few different masks and this one is by far my favorite".

People have been advised to wear coverings in enclosed public spaces since mid-May.

Anyone not wearing a face covering in the additional environments outlined by the government could be fined 100 pounds ($125, ) and shops can refuse entry to anyone failing to comply.

Rules will mirror those in place on public transport with children under 11 and people with certain disabilities exempt.

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In the Commons, Sir Desmond branded face masks a "monstrous imposition".

"On masks it's a balanced decision, but there is benefit to having a mask, especially a benefit to other people".

Earlier this month Dr Liz Robin, director of public health for Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, said wearing a mask sent out a message that the wearer is "showing consideration for others".

You have a physical or mental health impairment that prevents you from wearing a face mask.

"We are encouraging people in the hot spot areas and the areas where community transmission is occurring to wear a mask, particularly in those areas where physical distancing may not be possible", Professor Kidd told Today.

Mr Gove, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, claimed on Sunday it was "basic good manners" to wear masks in shops.

"There are inconsistencies everywhere and one of the inconsistencies that I need to understand in terms of what England is deciding to do is, how they distinguish between the risk to somebody in a shop".

The use of masks is said to help prevent the chance of spreading the virus to others - with the masks said to block droplets containing the virus from entering the air.

Face masks in supermarkets must be worn from July 24.

It will be up to police to dish out penalties and not business owners or shop workers, although they are being asked to encourage customers to comply.

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Asked explicitly if from 24 July somebody would have to wear a face mask coming out of Pret, Hancock said: "You do need to wear a face mask in Pret because Pret is a shop ... in hospitality, so in a restaurant, there needs to be table service".

"And they in turn they're are protecting you".

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