Fines for house parties introduced in England as restrictions tighten
24 January 2021 | 4:37 pm
British Home secretary Priti Patel announces £800 house party fine, which will double for each repeat offence to a maximum level of £6,400. These fines will apply to those who attend "illegal gatherings of more than 15 people in homes".
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