Plans to allow pubs to stay open longer for Queen’s platinum jubilee

Government seeking to extend licensing hours during longer June bank holiday weekend

Pubs, clubs and bars could be allowed to stay open into the early hours over next year’s bank holiday weekend to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee under government plans.

Venues across England and Wales would be able to continue serving customers for an extra two hours to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the monarch’s reign under the draft order.

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