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Local Transport Infrastructure

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 24th March 2020.

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Photo of Anneliese Dodds Anneliese Dodds Shadow Minister (Treasury)

Transport infrastructure and, indeed, all infrastructure relies on the construction industry, and in particular its workforce. We have had reports of workers working in close proximity in construction—indeed, I have seen that myself, including at transport-related facilities this morning—in some cases with no hygienic support and no evidence of enhanced cleaning. The industry has been described as a breeding ground for infection. What action is being taken to protect workers in that industry?