The government is reportedly ready to let pub beer gardens in England reopen from 22 June, as part of plans from the so-called “Save Summer Six”, who are looking at ways to restart the hospitality industry earlier than planned.

The proposals would allow some of the 27,000 pubs with outdoor space to serve customers for the first time in three months.

The British Beer & Pubs Association issued a series of warnings about thousands of pubs being forced to close for good due to the effect of lockdown on the industry.

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