Social distancing rules in England could be done away with in a matter of weeks, Boris Johnson said today.
The PM appeared to back a report that the one-metre-plus rule will be scrapped in pubs, restaurants, cinemas and theatres from June 21.
"I think we've got a good chance, a good chance, of being able to dispense with one-metre plus," he told reporters on a visit to Hartlepool, reports the Mirror.
He said: “As things stand, and the way things are going, with the vaccine rollout going the way that it is – we have done 50 million jabs as I speak to you today, quarter of the adult population, one in four have had two jabs.
“You are seeing the results of that really starting to show up in the epidemiology.
“I think that we will be able to go ahead, feels like May 17 is going to
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