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Hancock: No plans to extend mandatory face coverings to offices

Health secretary Matt Hancock has denied reports that office workers will be made to wear face coverings when working.

Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England from July 24

From 24 July, the government has said that face coverings must be worn in shops in England.

Dentists to reopen from June 8

Dental practices in England have been informed that they are able to reopen from June 8, as long as they have stringent safety measures in place.

Portions of Turkish PPE shipment below UK safety standards

The UK government has admitted that around 400,000 protective gowns brought in as part of a PPE shipment from Turkey are unusable since they do not meet British safety requirements, verifying reports from the Telegraph.

Labour leader calls for “national consensus” on lockdown exit strategy

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that a “national consensus” involving political parties, employers and trade unions is needed on the government’s lockdown exit strategy, to help reassure people that they can return to work safely.

Fly Research poll: week five update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel throughout the coronavirus pandemic to project how the outbreak has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens. In conversation with The Parliamentary Review, managing partner Greg Ward discusses the poll findings for the week commencing April 27, with the ongoing situation beginning to erode the respondents’ sense of trust in the government’s response to the crisis.

Government produces draft plan to ease Covid-19 lockdown

The UK government’s draft plan to ease the Covid-19 lockdown includes numerous social distancing measures, including staggering shift times, continuing to encourage home-working, and reducing the numbers of people using particular pieces of equipment.

PMQs: Raab deputises for Boris Johnson after Carrie Symonds gives birth

Deputising for prime minister Boris Johnson at Wednesday’s Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament following the birth of Johnson's son, foreign secretary Dominic Raab informed MPs that the government plans to “ramp up testing in care homes, overhaul the way PPE is delivered and expand the care workforce by 20,000.”

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