Coronavirus UK: Jenrick has 'made it clear' parks must stay open

Communities secretary also clarifies that ‘close family’ members can attend funerals Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Robert Jenrick, the housing, communities and local government secretary, has “made it clear” to councils that they must keep parks open during the coronavirus lockdown, although he sidestepped calls to apologise for visiting his Herefordshire home. Speaking at the daily Downing Street press conference on the coronavirus outbreak, Jenrick said it “cannot be right” that some councils across the country had closed their parks in recent weeks. Continue reading...