Covid-19 Fixed Penalty Notice Increase

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 26th February 2021.

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Photo of Unmesh Desai Unmesh Desai Labour

The Met’s Covid-19 dashboard indicates that a far higher number of fines have been handed out during the third national lockdown than during either of the previous two. What are the reasons for this?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

While it is clear that the overwhelming majority of Londoners have continued to do the right thing during lockdown by staying at home, wearing masks and not gathering, a small minority have continued to ignore rules put in place to protect the NHS and save lives.