Council defies government by closing nurseries

By Martin Ford | 08 January 2021

A council has closed all of its nurseries to prevent the spread of COVID-19 despite the Government insisting they are ‘safe’.

Brighton & Hove City Council yesterday announced all council-run nurseries were to be closed to all but vulnerable children and children of key workers.

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