House wants national face masks policy: ‘End confusion’ | NOW

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The House of Representatives wants to end the lack of clarity surrounding the wearing of masks in public spaces. The cabinet’s new directive creates too much confusion, according to a majority of the House. That is why there must be an unambiguous national policy for wearing a mouth mask, say VVD, D66, SP, PvdA and GroenLinks. The PVV is not against national advice.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister Hugo de Jonge (Public Health) announced new national measures on Monday in an attempt to break the second wave of infections.

Among other things, the maximum group size will be limited and the catering industry must close at 10 p.m. For corona fires in Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam, the advice is to wear a mouth mask in shops. However, it is not an obligation and it is up to retailers to talk to customers about it if necessary.

The SP and PvdA, among others, believe that the government’s advice on mouth masks creates a lack of clarity and places responsibility with retailers. “The shopkeepers are not boas”, said Lilian Marijnissen (SP). “Don’t pass on the responsibility.”

Klaas Dijkhoff (VVD) also believes that enforcement should not be placed with entrepreneurs. He too wants national management.

PvdA leader Lodewijk Asscher agrees and now wants mouth masks advice in public spaces. In time, this should become an obligation to mask. According to Asscher, a national guideline provides clarity.

It seems that the House is currently going for a national mouth masks advice and not an obligation, which currently still has legal snags.





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