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Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas

Submitted by Elisabeth Harris on Wednesday 19th August 2020

Published on Friday 2nd October 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Friday 2nd April 2021

Current Signatures: 116,181
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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christmas ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ learning ~ Lockdown ~ lonely ~ measures ~ NHS ~ Save Christmas ~ Schools ~ Staff ~ The NHS ~ weeks

Petition Action

Implement a two week school lockdown before 24 December to save Christmas

Petition Details

Schools should move to online learning from 9 December so that all students and school staff have a chance to isolate for two weeks and then can safely meet older relatives.

Additional Information

We need to be able to look forward to family celebrations at the end of a difficult year. There will be so many lonely grandparents if measures aren't taken to allow households to mix safely. There will be many very risky meetings which could lead to unnecessary pressure on the NHS.

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