Restaurants, pubs and cafés can present takeaway companies till March 2022, the Communities Secretary introduced final night time – in an effort to maintain the hospitality business afloat.
Robert Jenrick confirmed the comfort of guidelines can be prolonged, with the Authorities now contemplating whether or not to make it everlasting.
Ministers are additionally contemplating an analogous extension to relaxations to out of doors seat licensing, making it simpler and cheaper for companies to supply extra al fresco eating.
Mr Jenrick stated: “We have taken decisive motion because the starting of the pandemic to assist our pubs, eating places, cafés and markets.”
UKHospitality chief govt Kate Nicholls stated: “The flexibility to offer takeaway companies was a useful lifeline for a lot of hospitality venues, not simply throughout the lockdown however within the days of lowered and restricted commerce, too.
“The extension will undoubtedly assist many. For pubs, eating places and cafés to function as takeaways provides them a beforehand untapped income stream and a significantly better probability to outlive what can be a troublesome winter.”