‘Get me to the pub for a Peroni and a substantial meal’: Londoners toast return to Tier Two on December 2… while those in Manchester fume over strictest curbs being enforced
Pub-starved Londoners have today toasted a return to Tier Two on December 2, while those in Manchester have been left fuming over facing tough Tier Three restrictions.
It means pubs, bars and restaurants will be allowed to open and serve drinks – providing they are with a substantial meal.
But Greater Manchester, which battled with the Government about plans to place the area into Tier 3 measures before the lockdown, will again be placed into the ‘Very High’ risk Tier.
Rival city Liverpool, which went into the lockdown in Tier 3, will come out in Tier 2, adding to anger among Mancunians.
Social media users have been quick to share their thoughts over the measures, including overjoyed Londoners.
One said: ‘Get me to the pub for a Peroni and a substantial meal!’
Another said: ‘London in Tier 2… get them boozers open!’
Others made sarcastic digs at the fact London – where most of the country’s political representatives are – was in Tier 2.
One said: ‘London in Tier 2? How convenient’.
Another said: ‘Of course London is in Tier 2 because that’s where Bojo (Boris Johnson) is… he won’t want to be in Tier 3 for Christmas.’
In Liverpool people celebrated the fact the city was in Tier 2.
One, sharing a picture of Rachel and Phoebe from Friends celebrating, said: ‘Liverpool in Tier 2?? We love to see it.’
Others though fumed at Manchester being in the highest level of restrictions.
One said: ‘I’m sorry but this is a bloody joke. The likes of London the main capital are placed in Tier 2 and yet Manchester and most of the north which have the lowest ‘R’ rate are placed in Tier 3?? Did I miss something?’
Another put: ‘Manchester in Tier 3 AGAIN. If I don’t laugh I’ll cry.’