British Pubs Will Require Drinkers to Register to Buy a Pint

  • 4 years ago
Today, British prime minister Boris Johnson announced that England will finally allow pubs to reopen.But beer-loving Brits may want to get a pen handy.New guidelines will require watering holes to collect the name and contact details of everyone who enters.U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock pointed to New Zealand as a country with similar registration measures.Among other new rules, guests at pubs will also be asked to maintain a distance of at least one meter.That's a a reduction of the previous two-meter rule.As of this writing, the prime minister's statement had been posted to the website