It's absolutely right that public health comes first but Government communication has been chaotic and this week particularly so. It's confusing for us all and will hit hard businesses that were expecting to reopen on the 1st August.
The Government needs to be clear and definite in its message when it makes a decision. It cannot announce a decision and then make up the details on the hoof.
What we've had is a PM who shifts from over-optimistic and ridiculous phrases like "we’ll beat this virus" to the more cautious tone of recent days.
We need the Government to be honest about what it knows and what triggers a change in thinking.
At the moment it's hard to keep up with the slogans and rules. But see here for the latest guidance that has the most up-to-date information available.