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How many staff members did universities allow to work on campus during lockdown?

Whisper it, but didn’t the bank holiday feel normal? Warnings from several scientists in the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies that this month’s grand reopening might have to be delayed thanks to a rise in Covid-19 cases were not enough to stop people flocking to shops, bars and restaurants over the sunny weekend.

It was almost as if everyone wanted to forget the feeling of being locked down in their homes. Playbook doesn’t wish to be a Debbie Downer, but we are briefly going to force you back inside to talk about furlough and key workers.

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