Boris Johnson appears to have got his coronavirus rules wrong again after suggesting parents and children who live apart may face restrictions if one of their areas goes into heightened controls.
The Prime Minister told a father living in a different county to his son “there may be restrictions”, despite all levels of the local Covid-19 measures giving an exemption for parents to see their children.
The apparent error during a televised Downing Street press conference on Friday came after Mr Johnson was forced to apologise for wrongly explaining local lockdown measures.
Christopher, who lives in Margate, Kent, asked the Prime Minister whether he would be able to visit his son in Essex if either area rises from the “medium” level of restrictions, as much of Essex will do from Saturday.
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