Closed petition Allow supermarkets to sell "non-essential" items during lockdown

The Welsh Government, as part of its 17 day "firebreak" lockdown, is banning the selling of non-essential goods from shops that are allowed to remain open. We do not agree that this is a prudent or rational measure, and will create more harm than good.

We do not agree for example that parents should be barred from buying clothes for their children during lockdown while out shopping. This is disproportionate and cruel and we ask that the decision be reversed immediately.

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This topic was debated on 11 November 2020

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The petition was debated by the Senedd in Plenary on 11 November 2020