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"We're very much on the front foot with this," Edward Argar claimed.
Edward Argar told Sky News: "That's not something I'm anticipating."
"Your advisers are very very clear. They say reintroduction of working from home guidance is likely to have the greatest individual impact on transmission."
Festive plans have been thrown into doubt after Boris Johnson introduced measures to combat the Omicron variant.
Six countries have been added to the UK's red list for travel.
"There is a correlation between what political influencers are encouraging their followers to act on and what is actually occurring in the real world.”
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