'This will take us out': Businesses in Boris Johnson's constituency fear financial ruin from lockdown curbs

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Bar and restaurant owners in Boris Johnson's west London constituency fear new lockdown curbs will put them out of business.

The Prime Minister announced a 10pm curfew for the hospitality trade and stricter mask wearing rules for staff and customers.

Bar Italia in Uxbridge town centre is normally open until 2am and relies heavily on late night drinkers - known as 'wet sale' - to boost revue.

Mr Santi and his sister own 12 pubs and restaurants employing 300 people. He said the entire business was threatened by the restrictions. 

The Three Steps pub in Uxbridge was planning karaoke nights as part of its Covid recovery plan.


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