Will people pivot from ‘diktat to discretion’ on 'Freedom Day' with the Government’s message on masks?

In a televised address watched by more than 45 million people on Monday evening, Boris Johnson set out steps to reopen England from lockdown, which included abolishing legal requirements on wearing masks and social distancing along with a seismic shift in the Government’s central health message on COVID-19 from “universal diktat to personal responsibility”.

by Ian Griggs
From diktat to personal responsibility but will Freedom Day come at an unacceptable cost? (pic credit: Getty)
From diktat to personal responsibility but will Freedom Day come at an unacceptable cost? (pic credit: Getty)

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