Exclusive: YouGov poll for Good Morning Britain reveals only 30 per cent say they understand the new 'stay alert' message

An exclusive YouGov poll for Good Morning Britain has revealed that only 30 per cent said they understand the new "stay alert, control the virus, save lives" message - compared to 91 per cent who said they understood the old 'stay at home' slogan.  

The survey also found that 44 per cent of people said they supported the changes to the lockdown, but 43 per cent oppose them.

Meanwhile, 46 per cent said the changes go too far in relaxing the rules. 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on Sunday 10 May where he outlined a three step plan to ease lockdown.

Mr Johnson said the three steps would take place in phases and could be altered depending on the "science, the data and public health."

Step one: This week.

Those who can't work from home - for example those who work in the construction and manufacturing industry - are encouraged to return to work.

However, they should "avoid public transport if at all possible" and travel by car, walking or bicycle instead.

From Wednesday 13 May, the public are encouraged to "take more and even unlimited amounts of outdoor exercise."

"You can sit in the sun in your local park, you can drive to other destinations, you can even play sports but only with members of your own household," Mr Johnson said.

However, he reiterated the importance of social distancing and warned that there will be an increase in the amount people will be fined if they break the rules.

Step 2: At the earliest by June 1.

There will be a phased reopening of shops and get primary pupils back into schools in stages beginning with reception, Year 1 and Year 6.

Outlining his plan for Secondary school pupils, Mr Johnson said: "Our ambition is that secondary pupils facing exams next year will get at least some time with their teachers before the holidays."

Step 3: Earliest by July.

Subject to the conditions and scientific advice, the prime minister outlined his plan to "re-open at least some of the hospitality industry and other public places, provided they are safe and enforce social distancing."