Repeatedly refusing to wear a face mask could lead to a fine of up to £3,200, Boris Johnson announced last night. At present those who do not cover their faces in shops or on public transport can be ordered to pay a penalty of £100 – or £50 if they pay within a fortnight. But the Prime Minister said those caught without a mask for a second time will now face a fine of £200, with the amount doubling on every repeat offence to a maximum of £3,200. As part of stricter rules brought in to prevent a second wave of coronavirus, organisers of illegal raves will face fines of up to £10,000. The tough fines will apply to anyone organising unlawful gatherings of more than 30 people. At the same time, however, the Prime Minister said bowling alleys, skating rinks and casinos would be allowed to open and beauty salons, tattoo studios, spas and barbers can offer close contact services. Wedding receptions for up to 30 people will resume and indoor performances with socially distanced audiences will recommence. The Prime Minister said those caught without a mask for a second time will now face a fine of £200, with… Read full this story
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