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Transport: Coronavirus

Department for Transport written question – answered on 10th March 2020.

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Photo of Lisa Nandy Lisa Nandy Labour, Wigan

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he is putting in place to help prepare (a) hauliers, (b) transport providers, (c) couriers and (d) other mobile members of the workforce for a widespread outbreak of coronavirus.

Photo of Kelly Tolhurst Kelly Tolhurst Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Public Health England, and their counterparts in the devolved administrations, are responsible for determining and publishing health advice in relation to Covid-19. On 14th February PHE published guidance for staff in the transport sector which was made available on the GOV.UK website.

The Department for Transport continues to work with PHE, the Department for Health and Social Care and the transport sector to ensure all guidance remains relevant and up to date.

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