Organisers have hit out at coronavirus restrictions which mean guests at wedding parties and receptions must remain at their tables.
Conservative Adam Tomkins caught in blunder after constituent wrote to him about Covid wedding restrictions.
New regulations on face coverings for weddings, civil partnerships and workplace canteens from Friday.
Businesses which rely on summer weddings continue to struggle as strict Covid rules on larger gatherings remain in place.
Restrictions eased on wedding and civil partnership ceremonies and funeral services in phase three.