“Step 4” and places of worship

The move to “Step 4” in England on 19 July 2021 will mark will the end of the social distancing legislation which became effective 480 days before. The broad outline of the expected changes was summarized by The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, in his statements to the House of Commons on 5 July 2021, and his update on changes to the self-isolation rules on 6 July 2021This post summarizes the statements made by the Secretary of State, and the issues to be resolved prior to 19 July. Continue reading