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Part of Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:01 pm on 3rd June 2020.

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Photo of Scott Benton Scott Benton Conservative, Blackpool South 12:01 pm, 3rd June 2020

In the past few weeks, Blackpool has been inundated with visitors, and the images of people not social distancing and leaving our beach strewn with litter have angered my constituents, at a time when they are doing the right thing and following the Government’s advice. The fact that Blackpool has one of the highest local infection rates in the nation has only served to heighten these fears. What assistance are the Government providing to areas such as Blackpool to deal with the influx of visitors, at a time when local services are already under pressure?