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Pub and travel bosses demand plan for easing lockdown in England | Business

Pub and travel bosses have demanded that the prime minister produce a detailed roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in England, amid mounting friction between the government and business leaders.

Ahead of an update on the government’s plans, due on Monday, increasingly irate pub executives urged Boris Johnson to mend fences with the industry by offering clarity about the way forward.

Separately, in a letter to the prime minister, the travel industry warned “we cannot wait for the full rollout of the vaccination programme before people start to travel again”.

It comes after a group of pub chain chief executives withdrew from weekly talks with officials at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS),…

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