When policies are undulating between stay at home to save lives, eat out to help out, the tier system, second lockdowns and festive relaxation between three households, it’s a highly inconsistent message.

Whereas in fact, the things that people need to do to stay safe and to keep their loved ones safe, are relatively simple. Avoid, as far as possible, indoor close contact with people outside of your household, avoid crowded places and protect the most vulnerable by not putting them at unnecessary risk.