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What did we learn from today’s press conference?

Today’s government press conference was led by Home Secretary Priti Patel. She was joined by the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, Martin Hewitt, and NHS England’s Regional Director for London Dr Vin Diwakar.

Here’s what they told us:

From next week, the police in England will be able to issue a first fine of £800 to anyone attending a house party, up from £200
The fine will double for each infraction, up to a maximum of £6,400
It will apply to any gathering of more than 15 people in homes
Between August and 17 January, police in England have issued 250 fines to people organising large gatherings of more than 30 people. Each of these fines is for £10,000

There was encouragement for those from minority backgrounds to get the vaccine when they are called

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