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Wales in Lockdown

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Callistemon Fri 23-Oct-20 22:38:34

I can go into a supermarket and buy exotic fruit, vegetables from thousands of miles away, fizzy drinks, crisps, cream, chocolate, wine, spirits etc.

But I'm not allowed to buy a birthday card for my DGC because that is "non-essential".

AIBU if I think this is all somewhat bizarre?

LauraNorder Sun 25-Oct-20 18:04:34

By locking down every area it ensures that those in high risk areas can't travel into low risk area to access services not available in their areas.
Good point Barmey I hadn't looked at it that way.

Callistemon Mon 26-Oct-20 19:41:03

The Welsh Government has now clarified that sanitary products should be classed as essential. A Cardiff Tesco store had blocked off that aisle and refused to sell them.

The Welsh Government said revised guidance will be published on Tuesday.

Mr Gething told the Welsh Government briefing that supermarkets would now be able to use their "discretion".

Anniebach Mon 26-Oct-20 22:07:19

A family drove 5 hours In the early hours from Sussex to
Carmarthenshire, they were stopped by the police who then escorted them out of Wales, their journey was non essential.

Callistemon Mon 26-Oct-20 22:11:03

The got as far as Carmarthenshire!
Presumably they came for a holiday.

Anniebach Mon 26-Oct-20 22:50:51