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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:50 pm on 23rd June 2020.

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Photo of Damian Green Damian Green Conservative, Ashford 12:50 pm, 23rd June 2020

May I congratulate my right hon. Friend? This announcement, particularly the reduction of the distancing rule, will save hundreds of thousands of jobs, so he has already done a good day’s work today. May I ask him to ensure the practicality of future guidance? Complex rules about who can do what and where and when they can do it may seem rational when discussed around a table in Whitehall, but if they are too complex and too unclear, people will not obey them, so can he make sure that the rules for the future are as clear, simple and understandable as possible?