The Daily Mail calls it the “slow march to freedom”, saying that, despite restrictions lifting for some parts of society, the “agony” continues for shops, pubs and salons. Such sectors are likely to remain closed until mid-April at the earliest, the paper reports. Families will also not be allowed to take holidays over the Easter weekend, it adds.
The Daily Mail says the Queen’s comments on the coronavirus jab amount to a “historic intervention”.The monarch said people with doubts about getting vaccinated should “think about other people rather than themselves”.
The Daily Mail reports Chancellor Rishi Sunak will use his Budget next week to create a “post-lockdown boom” with the stamp duty holiday extended, VAT slashed for hospitality and the 5p fuel duty hike axed.