An interesting bureaucratic argument with which to waste some time.Ignore billys 1,3 or 4
I don't see getting a hair cut is either medical or essential except in special cases. As for care I should have said 'care giving' but not to worry. I can still cut my fringe away from my eyes and the rest either doesn't matter or can keep my ears warm.
Given the conflicting rules, interpretations, enforcements (and lack thereof) and instructions I am just thankful that these clowns are not issuing Train Orders.
Simples. Reason 2, its permitted because its "permitted work".
A big list of work types that are permitted.
Rule of thumb, if it can be done with low risk of infection, AND safe practice rules are in place and practiced.
It doesn't have to be essential, just safe to do.
Tomorrow my carpenter can finally fix a window. Not essential, but now that he can safely visit observing protocols, then OK.
Some may see contradictions, but they aren't the ones discussing the fine detail with hundreds of disparit industry groups to work out how each can get back to work. Even JIM is now happy.