Prime Minister Boris Johnson's official spokesman told reporters: "It is right that obviously we want to get back to as close to normal as is possible."However, no final decisions have been taken about what measures are required.Earlier Environment Secretary George Eustice said he hoped not to have to wear a mask after 19 July.Asked whether the PM hopes to "bin" his own face masks on that date, his spokesman says: "That would depend. The prime minister, should there be any requirement for it in future, would be happy to comply."
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