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Brits banned from having holiday’s in Wales

by LLB political Reporter
12th Mar 21 12:42 pm

The Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced the reopening of Wales where the “stay at home” message has been dropped for the new “stay local” rule.

People in wales are only permitted to be five miles from their home, and people of four can meet outside to socialise.

From the 27 March self-contained holiday accommodation will be allowed to reopen, but people who are in lockdown in England will not be allowed to holiday in Wales.

Drakeford warned that the further reopening of the Welsh tourism industry will be halted if holiday providers are found to be taking bookings from people in England over Easter.

Drakeford told the PA news agency, “People who let accommodation should not be taking bookings from people who live outside Wales.

“We will be talking with our local authority colleagues and with the police next week, just to see if there is anything we need to do to mobilise our own enforcement authorities.

“If the industry were to act irresponsibly, the penalty would be we wouldn’t be able to carry on reopening the industry.

“I know there are rogues in any part of life. But I think that the industry will absolutely recognise that we want to go beyond self-contained accommodation.

“We want the tourism industry in Wales to have a longer and better season this year than we managed last year.”

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