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Wales to go into "firebreak"
« on: Monday 19 October 20 12:51 BST (UK) »
Mark Drakeford, Wales First Minister has just announced that from 6pm Friday Wales is to go into 2 week "firebreak" lockdown with restrictions similar to those that were in place during the national lockdown ie non essential shops to close, essential journeys only, work from home, no mixing of households (some exceptions). Primary and special schools to re-open after half term.

At last we are not going to reinstate Offa's Dyke!! I can put my spade away.  :D
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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #1 on: Monday 19 October 20 12:54 BST (UK) »
I was hoping that it would be re-instated - keep those pesky angles out  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #2 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:00 BST (UK) »
I feel the whole country should do likewise ,or at least those areas  worst affected.

People,well some-  are not  really serious about it all and need  a shock to bring them to their senses .
Others  are really trying and keeping to strict guidelines , but to little or no avail when others are being irresponsible and selfish.

Howeve,very mixed messages - for example why have some gyms to close and others stay open and it is not because the areas are at different levels -
mean confusion and mis - understandings .
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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #3 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:02 BST (UK) »
Gadget,
I would have loved to dig it. :D :D

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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #4 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:05 BST (UK) »
Viktoria,
At least in Wales we know what the rules are.  One for all and all for one.

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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #5 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:08 BST (UK) »
Cymru am byth  :)

Viktoria was close by - she stayed with rellies in Shropshire for a while.
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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #6 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:12 BST (UK) »
 Well done Mark Drakeford. It makes sense to me and, judging by opinion polls, the majority of people think that England should do the same, Doctors and scientists have advised it, so why is Boris Johnson being so stubborn and refusing to consider it for England? At the moment, as rules differ from county to county and town to town, people haven't a clue what they can and can't do. A short lock down would solve all that.
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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #7 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:13 BST (UK) »
 Corryn,
Oh it is still there but very shallow in many places.
Would not keep a fly out nowadays.
I know the bit from Hope Shropshire to Church Stoke .
Our kids were very disappointed at how shallow it was .
But ,so old it is amazing it is there at all.

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Re: Wales to go into "firebreak"
« Reply #8 on: Monday 19 October 20 13:39 BST (UK) »
Well done Mark Drakeford. It makes sense to me and, judging by opinion polls, the majority of people think that England should do the same, Doctors and scientists have advised it, so why is Boris Johnson being so stubborn and refusing to consider it for England? At the moment, as rules differ from county to county and town to town, people haven't a clue what they can and can't do. A short lock down would solve all that.

1. Most importantly (to him), he doesn't want to be seen to be doing what Starmer has called for.
2. He would have to fork out more money to the employers and employees affected. The government say they can't afford it, but do magically manage to find millions to give to their inept pals who are supposedly 'organising' and to the private consultants who are 'advising' trick or treat, sorry track and trace.
3. He's more bothered about Brexit now, so is leaving covid to Hancock who is too busy telling crass jokes and drinking in the Commons bar after 10pm to exercise the few brain cells he has left.
4. It would only work for as long as the lockdown lasted plus a couple of weeks, then the numbers would rise again. Then he'd have to think of something else or admit they haven't got a clue.
5. Dominic Cummings probably told him not to.

This absolutely floored me when I saw it on Sky News last night:

"During a House of Commons select committee hearing last Tuesday, care minister Helen Whately said "specific facilities" would be set up for care home residents who have the virus as part of the Winter Care Plan.

But those facilities - in the vast majority of cases - will be within existing care homes, Care England, which represents independent care providers, has told Sky News.

Providers who have spoken to Sky News have said it is virtually impossible to contain the illness unless patients are cared for in an entirely separate buildin
g".

Have they learned nothing????
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