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Dominic Raab says government can't 'micromanage' who people kiss under mistletoe this Christmas

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Dominic Raab says government can't 'micromanage' who people kiss under mistletoe this Christmas

Dominic Raab says government can't “micromanage” who people kiss under the mistletoe this Christmas.

"I’m not going start telling people who they can’t kiss," the minister said.

The deputy prime minister emphasised the public being able to rely on their own “common sense” when deciding on what precautions they should take but encouraged people to "enjoy being with loved ones”.

Mr Raab added: "It is not the job of the government to micromanage all of these common-sense judgements.

“We set the framework, we give advice, but we also trust people to enjoy things and do things in a responsible way."

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