It is believed that the meeting in a private garden would be allowed, but it can only be up to six people and a maximum of two households.
Andy Peston, Mayor of Middlesbrough, told The Telegraph that Middlesbrough “is heading for level two” which he said was “the worst of both worlds”. “There is no compensation for businesses because the government has not specifically closed them, but the government has made them unsustainable.”
He added that “the vast majority of commercial advertising” is when friends go out with friends. “They don’t go to the pub with their wives,” he says.
“They are going to see their comrades.”
Meanwhile, Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen said he had been told the entire Tees Valley is expected to enter level two restrictions.
Level one will most likely be similar to the current restrictions, which include a meeting in a maximum of groups of six, a 10 p.m. curfew, a group sport only played outdoors, and a maximum of 15 guests at ceremonies. marriage and civil partnership.