Keeping people safe continues to be the government’s priority. Measures put in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been hard for us all, but have kept people safe and saved lives.
The Department for Transport has published new guidance for passengers on how to travel safely. It urges people to consider cycling, walking or driving to help ensure there is enough capacity for those who need to travel on public transport to do so safely.
Today I thanked the treasury and the Chancellor Rishi Sunak for their comprehensive set of measures to support businesses and employees across the country during the coronavirus crisis, and asked him for further guidance on discretionary grant funding.
Yesterday I asked the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson to join me in thanking the teachers, school staff and children in schools in Meon Valley for their hard work both in schools and at home.