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  • - Let me ask you a question.

  • What generates 120 billion pounds in annual revenue

  • in the UK, and also employs 3.2 million workers?

  • Yes, that's the hospitality industry.

  • It's a massive, massive group of people

  • that is currently being decimated

  • by the 10:00 PM curfew all across the UK

  • that is completely lacking a base in science.

  • One of the Sage advisors to the Prime Minister,

  • Professor Graham Medley said

  • that it was never discussed with him.

  • The 10:00 PM curfew.

  • And yet it is crushing our hospitality businesses

  • that are trying to get back to work,

  • especially after they Eat Out to help out programme

  • that was launched a month ago to people back,

  • and feeling safe in these hospitality venues.

  • Now the 10:00 PM curfew is shutting

  • their prime hours of generating revenue.

  • And it's introducing another curious problem

  • because the science was never considered.

  • And that is this.

  • Everyone leaves the venues at 10:00 PM,

  • and are gathered in massive crowds on the streets.

  • So any hope of spacing, social distancing

  • anything that might prevent the spread of a virus

  • is being completely multiplied by having all of these people

  • leaving venues at the exact same time of 10:00 PM.

  • Again, this shows obviously that there is a complete lack

  • of a science based approach to making this decision.

  • And when the Sage committee wasn't consulted,

  • again it's another government mistake

  • to cover up the previous mistakes.

  • Now, the mayor of Manchester is calling out for the science.

  • Tory, MPS are shouting out where is the science?

  • And everyone is wondering why are we crippling

  • our crucial hospitality sector and the economy of Britain

  • when we're all desperate to get back to work,

  • of course, in a safe manner.

  • But this is a disproportionate response

  • that does not have any evidence of slowing the virus.

  • But what it is going to do is going to crush

  • small businesses, over 20,000 small businesses

  • in the hospitality sector that are hanging on by a thread

  • that saw a glimmer of light in the past month or two.

  • And now see their entire winter and spring,

  • and maybe the rest of their existence disappear

  • because of this ridiculous 10:00 PM, curfew rule

  • that's hurting all businesses,

  • and all industries in this city.

  • And it's time that we really demand

  • our leaders to show us the science

  • in everything they're asking to do.

  • Everything when it comes to what's going on

  • with the COVID and the pandemic.

  • We have not seen a science based approach.

  • We've seen a complete lack of leadership,

  • and we've seen a disproportionate response to this virus.

  • We are penalising business people,

  • and healthy people in the panic of this virus.

  • And it's crushing our very economy

  • which mark my words will lead to massive physical health,

  • mental health issues, more deaths,

  • and will cripple this great city of London,

  • and this great country of Britain.

  • I'm concerned about this.

  • This is why I'm making these videos every single day.

  • Look, please leave your comments below.

  • Do you agree? Do you disagree?

  • How can we get our leaders to show us the science

  • or create a science based approach on how we move forward?

  • Otherwise, every other week, there's going to be

  • a new decree that is supposedly keeping us safe

  • but it's not in the interest of who we are

  • as a culture, as a society, as an economy.

  • And it really concerns me

  • because I see businesses boarded up around here

  • when I walk through London.

  • You know, one in five small, medium sized businesses,

  • is set to disappear forever all the following months

  • if we continue these draconian measures.

  • And it's time to say no now.

  • It's time to come up with science based solutions.

  • And we need our leaders out in front

  • speaking with the people in business,

  • and showing us a way forward.

  • And that's why I'm trying to talk

  • to as many business leaders as possible.

  • If you want me to come speak to your business,

  • leave me a comment below.

  • I'm going to have more contrepreneurs on this week.

  • I'm going to have people from the travel industry,

  • from the health industry,

  • all having discussions on how we can fix this.

  • And again, I'm looking for solutions for this.

  • I'm not here just saying that there's problems,

  • and I'm not here just to criticise and complain,

  • but I want to see the science.

  • I want to see the leadership

  • and I want to see a proportionate response.

  • So thank you very much.

  • Leave your comments below.

  • I am optimistic that we can figure this out together.

  • But it's time to take the power back from these politicians,

  • and really demand some real science, and some real results.

  • And to think about the big picture.

  • Think about our livelihoods.

  • That is the only reason our cities exist in the first place.

  • So leave me your comments below.

  • Share this video if it resonated with you, and let me know

  • if you want me to come speak to your business.

  • Thank you very much.

- Let me ask you a question.

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£120 BILLION IN REVENUE & 3.2 MILLION JOBS AT RISK ??10PM CURFEW IS KILLING OUR HOSPITALITY SECTOR

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    Summer posted on 2020/10/14
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