West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said: “West Midlands Police will continue to use good sense and enforce the rules appropriately and proportionately. That means that they have focussed on large and flagrant breaches of the rules.
“There has been much discussion about Christmas and the approach that should be taken.
“Unless the government says otherwise the police will continue with their current approach. After all the virus won’t be aware of the date.
“It would be very helpful for the government to set out clear guidance for the Christmas period to avoid any doubt, the current mixed messaging risks undermining public confidence.”Back to News Archive