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Face masks and coverings become mandatory

From today, it is mandatory to wear a face covering in shops, supermarkets, indoor shopping centres and transport hubs. Under the new rules, should an individual refuse to wear a face covering they could face a fine of up to £100.

Victoria responds to Trade Bill questions

I know many of my constituents are keen to understand my position following votes on the Trade Bill on Monday evening. I welcome the opportunity to clarify the Government's approach to this important issue. 

Local MP responds to school expansion consultations

North Oxfordshire MP, Victoria Prentis, has submitted responses to Oxfordshire County Council's consultations on school provision in her constituency. One consultation asked for people's views about primary school expansion on the Kingsmere development in SW Bicester.

Victoria speaks to local beauty salon owner ahead of re-opening

Many beauty salons are set to reopen on Monday 13 July, 2020 in England. This is very welcome news for both clients and business owners in North Oxfordshire. Earlier this week Victoria had a virtual meeting with constituent, Julia, who runs a beauty business in Bicester.

Lockdown restrictions eased

PM announces easing of lockdown restrictions: 23 June 2020 

On 23 June 2020 the Prime Minister announced further restrictions are being eased across England from the 4 July 2020. The announcement can be read here. 

Banbury - Back In Business!

#OpenForBusiness

Many non-essential retailers have reopened their doors this week as lockdown restrictions ease and Banbury Town Centre is no exception.