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Covid limit on support groups to be lifted from 17 May

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From Monday 17th May, support groups – which include those supporting people “with, or recovering from, addictions (including alcohol, narcotics or other substance addictions) or addictive patterns of behaviour” – will be able to meet with up to 30 participants.

The requirement for groups to take place in person only where “reasonably necessary” will also be removed from the regulations.

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