'We do have powers to put in place closures should that be necessary' June 26, 2020

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The Environment Secretary George Eustice told Mishal Husain that beaches could be shut if people disobey social distancing rules as the lockdown is eased. Authorities in Bournemouth declared a major incident when half a million people went to the seaside on Thursday, with reports of gridlocked roads, fights and overnight camping. The World Health Organization said Europe had seen an increase in weekly cases of Covid-19 for the first time in months after restrictions were eased. Credit: AFP/Getty Images



The Environment Secretary George Eustice told Mishal Husain that beaches could be shut if people disobey social distancing rules as the lockdown is eased. Authorities in Bournemouth declared a major incident when half a million people went to the seaside on Thursday, with reports of gridlocked roads, fights and overnight camping. The World Health Organization said Europe had seen an increase in weekly cases of Covid-19 for the first time in months after restrictions were eased. Credit: AFP/Getty Images