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  • a quarter of the U.

  • K's population will be under some sort of local lock down by this weekend after new restrictions were announced for two million more people in northern England.

  • The Health secretary for England, Matt Hancock, said the disease was spreading fast in some areas on was highly localized.

  • He described the new rules as challenging but necessary.

  • The latest areas affected from Saturday are Liverpool City region, Warrington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough.

  • On average, area in England has 28 cases per 100,000.

  • But in Knowsley, for example, there are 262 plate cases per 100,000 people there.

  • The new restrictions mean it will be against the law to mix with other households.

  • Whether you're a home in your garden or in a pub or a cafe.

  • Flout those rules and you could be fined.

  • There's also guidance which says you're advised not to mix with other households in pub gardens, parks or at sporting events.

  • Our special correspondent Thomas is in Liverpool for us tonight, Ed Yeah, tonight, Sophie.

  • A clearer picture is emerging across the UK Increasingly large parts of the north of England are coming under tighter and tighter restrictions today.

  • People here were told they were next.

  • No surprises, though, because for 48 hours, Liverpool has waited to hear what is going to happen to stop this spread and rise of coronavirus cases.

  • The mood music has changed.

  • New coronavirus laws are coming to Merseyside.

  • Households will be banned from mixing inside pubs and restaurants.

  • I lost my husband last year.

  • I'm now faced with the possibility of losing my home, and my business is that post for you.

  • It could get that close.

  • Anna runs an independent pop.

  • She's invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in this business.

  • Say we get a group of 456 people in.

  • We've now got to ask them to show proof of where they all live as well.

  • We do understand cases arising and people are worried absolutely, and we all have to take a great deal of responsibility.

  • But I think that if you look at the hospitality sector in general, we're not responsible for the rises in cases and this is an industry worth billions of pounds to the Liverpool city region.

  • The leisure, creative and cultural sectors support 50,000 jobs here.

  • We're looking at a scale of job losses in Liverpool not seen since the eighties.

  • Some worry these new rules will have a devastating effect.

  • So we've taken 20 years to build our city and regenerate our city on.

  • We're just throwing that away.

  • Why?

  • Nobody has told me what the end game is here.

  • The fear is that coronavirus cases keep on rising.

  • Politicians here call these new rules a step in the right direction, Desperate to bring down cases.

  • Did you call for all pubs and bars to be shot?

  • That was something that was discussed on Monday night when we met with the chief medical officer.

  • Well, it depends on what the science tells us.

  • If sign says that we have to go for that, we will go for that and we will support for the measures.

  • But we want to see the evidence, and it's no good.

  • Just us guessing on what might be the right restrictions.

  • There's also a call for compensation here.

  • Tow.

  • Avoid this to keep restaurants open to save jobs.

  • I used to work in the hospitality industry.

  • I mean, that's being decimated by this.

  • Rob lost his job during lock down, is now 55 out of work.

  • Are you worried for the future where it's organ around?

  • At the moment?

  • I think the future's belief A Z guards, jobs, jobs, industries Um, I think I don't think we've seen the worst of it yet.

  • Jobs are at risk, but so too a lives.

  • This coronavirus cases keep on rising across Merseyside.

  • It to be able to create environment that's warm welcome and makes people feel safe makes people have fun.

  • Chelsea only opened this restaurant two weeks ago.

  • She supports these new rules.

  • The restrictions were in place, but it's not to be restricted by the assorted to move with them to go hand in hand and just build it into the great work that people are doing anyway.

  • But there is a warning here tonight.

  • If coronavirus cases can't be controlled, tougher restrictions could still comment.

  • Thomas BBC NEWS Liverpool Middlesbrough is another area where tighter restrictions are being brought in on Saturday.

  • Fiona Trot is there on the reaction.

  • Well, councils here wanted tougher measures, but they didn't want them to go this far.

  • The area covered by these tougher restrictions is widening already here in the northeast of England.

  • Around two million people are adjusting to the new rules now after midnight on Friday, around a quarter of a million more will be joining their now Middlesborough on Stockton, Middlesbrough and Hartlepool.

  • Council's did ask for these measures but they wanted ah household only ban and that was based on local data which suggested in September around 80% of cases which were positive where people who have been exposed to the virus at a home.

  • What hardly pool a multiple councils were concerned about was that any measures that went beyond that in this part of the UK, which has some of the most deprived areas, would be damaging for local economy on for people's mental health.

  • But what today's announcement has shown is that local authorities do not have the power to cherry pick what measures they want.

  • Central government has announced a support package of £7 million but the mayor here, Andy Preston, has said today we defy the government on do not accept these measures.

  • Fiona thank you.

  • Meanwhile, in Northern Ireland hospitality venues in Londonderry in Stra Bana to be placed under new coronavirus restrictions, restaurants will only be able to offer take away and outdoor dining and people will be urged to limit their use of public transport and work from home if possible.

  • Households across Northern Ireland are already barred from mixing indoors in private homes.

  • New coronavirus restrictions came into force for four more council areas in North Wales this evening.

  • People living in Conway Temperature, Fincher and Wrexham now cannot leave or enter the areas without a reasonable excuse, such as work or education.

  • The restrictions, the same as those seen in most of South Wales, means another half a million people in Wales and are living under tighter measures from Saturday.

  • People traveling to the UK from Turkey and Poland will have to self isolate for 14 days on arrival.

  • The Caribbean islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saber have also been added to the quarantine list.

  • The Transport secretary Grant Shapps said people who repeatedly failed to comply with quarantine regulations could now be fined up to a maximum of £10,000.

  • The government is using emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act to require schools in England to provide the same lessons online to pupils self isolating at home as those provided in the classroom It comes after official figures showed one in six secondary schools in England were partially closed to some pupils.

  • The government says it's simply formalizing people's right to remote learning now There are calls tonight for the MP Margaret Ferrier, to resign after she admitted traveling by train from Scotland to London after developing co vered symptoms and then returning home the next day after testing positive, the first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said it was utterly indefensible on Margaret.

  • Ferrier has tonight been suspended from the SNP.

  • Our political correspondent Nick Eardley is in Westminster.

  • Nick Sophie.

  • There is real anger at Westminster about Margaret failures actions.

  • One person here has been told to sell Faisaly as our close contact.

  • Miss Ferrier has been thrown out of her party and she's facing calls now to stand down as an MP, including from some in the SNP.

  • I'd like to start by paying tribute to all NHS key workers, the SNPs Margaret failure in parliament on Monday.

  • She was speaking in a debate on coronavirus, but tonight she's been suspended by her party and is facing coast to quit parliament for breaking the rules around covered.

  • On Saturday, Miss Ferrier showed symptoms and took a test in Scotland.

  • She should have self isolated.

  • But on Monday she traveled to London, saying she felt better.

  • On Monday evening in Westminster, her result came back positive, and on Tuesday morning, despite being required by law to self isolate, she traveled back to the west of Scotland on a train.

  • Tonight, Miss Ferrier tweeted a statement in which she said, I apologize unreservedly for breaching Kovar 19 restrictions by traveling this week when I shouldn't have, there is no excuse for my actions.

  • Yes, MPC The only found out Miss Ferrier had traveled whilst positive today and tonight she was suspended by the party.

  • Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, was clearly furious, tweeting.

  • This is utterly indefensible.

  • It's hard to express just how angry I feel on behalf of people across the country making hard sacrifices every day to help me covered.

  • One SNP MP said she should resign.

  • I certainly think our position is untenable, to be honest, because we do you think she should really are asking people to follow very, very strict public health guidance.

  • If a member of parliament can't do that, I think we've got to reflect upon the possession.

  • There is disbelief in Westminster.

  • Not only that, an MP would travel here after showing symptoms, but they would then travel back to another part of the country knowing they had the virus, especially when there's a legal requirement to self isolate.

  • After a positive test, some MPs now believe Margaret Failures position in Parliament is untenable.

  • One SNP MP told me tonight that should be dangerous, stupid and selfish.

  • Miss Various office didn't respond to those comments tonight, but a few months ago, she was highly critical of Boris Johnson's A Dominic Cummings when he traveled to the north of England during lock down.

  • Dominant comments did undermine public trust and lock down rules.

  • What Scottish conservative leader said she should stand down?

  • It is too reckless.

  • It undermines the whole messaging of the Scottish government.

  • The U.

  • K government on it has put people at risk traveling hundreds of miles with symptoms and then, with a covert test result at every turn.

  • There was an opportunity for Margaret failure to minimize the risk to others, and she ignored that.

  • So she has to be oh, police.

  • Scotland said tonight that they were looking into the circumstances, and Miss Ferrier faces pressure to quit parliament altogether.

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