Revellers clearly unable to social distance say Police, but Health Sec claims majority did ‘right thing’
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the vast majority of people who went out on ‘Super Saturday’ were “doing the right thing” and following social distancing, despite contradictory reports from the Police Federation.
“I think that from what I’ve seen, although there’s some pictures to the contrary, very, very largely people have acted responsibly,” Mr Hancock told Sky News, adding that he was pleased with how the nation reacted as restrictions were eased on Saturday.
“It was really good to see people out and about and largely, very largely social distancing,” he said.
However, the chairman of the Police Federation has said it was “crystal clear” revellers would not adhere to the one metre plus rule after pubs and restaurants were