Tier 4

Boris Suggests UK Might Not Return to Tiers After Lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suggested that England will not return to the tiers system at the end of its third lockdown because the infectious nature of the new coronavirus strain renders the system redundant, and over reported concerns of the economic recovery of some areas of the country.

BATLEY, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 1: Prime Minister Boris Johnson elbow bumps Ismail Patel after getting his jab during a visit at a COVID-19 vaccination centre in Batley, on February 1, 2021 in West Yorkshire, England. (Photo by Jon Super - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

UK Police Will Fine Britons Leaving Tier 4 Without Excuse

The National Police Chiefs’ Council has said that it will instruct forces to fine people trying to leave Tier 4 areas of England; however, the Police Federation has said officers have no power to stop travellers to check if they are making “unlawful” Christmas visits.

A police officer wearing a protective face covering to combat the spread of the coronavirus, looks on as protesters gather for a "Memorial March" in central Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in north-east England on December 19, 2020, to unite against restrictions imposed to combat the spread of the coronavirus. - British Prime Minister …