Posted: 11 May, 2020 at 5:55 pm

We need new workplace-safety rules before return to work

Today I was in Parliament to hear the Prime Minister’s statement on Coronavirus – remarkably, this is the first one he’s done in the House of Commons on the crisis.

Labour’s Leader Keir Starmer is urging the Prime Minister to publish its safety rules for employers to make sure everyone who returns to work on Wednesday can do so safely. This guidance is still not out. Labour has also raised concerns about how staff can get to work, when public transport remains restricted and the Prime Minister is telling people not to use it.

While we all await this crucial information, I wanted to share with you some of the new guidance published this afternoon, along with the Government’s answers to some Frequently Asked Questions: