BORIS Johnson is facing calls to give the nation a bank holiday to celebrate the end of Covid restrictions, which are pencilled in for June 21.
A social media campaign was launched after the Prime Ministers road map announcement.
Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates…
A social media campaign for a bank holiday on June 21 was launched after the Prime Ministers road map announcementCredit: Alamy Live News
Lib Dem leader Ed Davey backed the demands, and called on Boris to use the day to commemorate the efforts of the NHS and carers.
He told The Sun: The whole country needs a day off a great British Summer bank holiday.
That is why the Liberal Democrats are calling for a bank holiday to commemorate carers on the day legal Covid restrictions disappear.
Hopefully, itll be a day for barbecues and picnics but with restrictions over at least we can all go to the pub if it rains!
Lib Dem leader Ed Davey has backed calls for an extra bank holiday on June 21Credit: Richard Townshend Photography
Tory MP Steve Baker, of the Covid Recovery Group, told The Sun: Id be delighted to have a one-off bank holiday to celebrate our freedom.
A No10 spokesman refused to say whether the PM would support a bank holiday and stressed the Monday June 21 date was not yet set in stone.
He said: As it says, June 21 is the earliest date for step four. We need to continue to look at the evidence and data.
Fury at lockdown roadmap as 1,000 allowed at events but only 30 at weddings from May 17
GOT a story? RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL exclusive@the-sun.co.uk