To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether an independent assessor has assessed his Department’s offices at (a) Birkenhead, (b) 2 Marsham Street, (c) Manchester, (d) Bristol, (e) Cambridge, (f) Exeter, (g) Hastings, (h) Hemel Hempstead, (i) Leeds, (j) Newcastle, (k) Nottingham, (l) Plymouth, (m) Sheffield, (n) Truro and (o) Warrington to be safe for use during the covid-19 outbreak.
All MHCLG offices were Covid-19 risk-assessed by independent accredited health and safety risk-assessors. The offices were assessed as safe for use during the Covid-19 outbreak subject to appropriate mitigations being put in place. The Department has put into place the mitigations. The Department keeps the assessments under review and, where necessary, updates them.