A bar owner has applied for his business to be registered as a place of worship so it will be allowed to open under tier three restrictions.
James Aspell, who owns the tequila bar 400 Rabbits, said the move was a ‘joke’ but that it ‘comes from a serious place’ to make a point about the Government’s ‘unfair targeting’ of the hospitality industry in its new tier system.
The five-year-old tequila boozer is in Nottingham, where bars, restaurants and pubs will only allowed to offer takeaways under the harshest Covid-19 measures.
Places of worship are allowed to open but people can only attend with their households or bubbles and are not allowed to mix with other households.
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