Progress on Roadmap out of lockdown announced for England

The government has announced outline dates for the withdrawal from the COVID-19 lockdown in England, the key dates for the licensed trade are;

No earlier than 12 April: Pubs and Restaurants allowed to serve food and alcohol to customers sitting outdoors CONFIRMED

No earlier than 17 May: Pubs & restaurants can seat customers indoors.

The precise dates are contingent on continuing progress in reducing the number of COVID-19 cases and the capacity of the NHS to deliver services.