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New COVID-19 guidance for workplaces

New COVID-19 Secure Guidelines for Workplaces

New ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines are now available to UK employers after consultation with approximately relevant 250 stakeholders in preparing the guidance.

Help for those suffering from loneliness

Let's Talk Loneliness

The Government's #Let’sTalkLoneliness public campaign has been rolled out to get people talking openly about loneliness, which includes new public guidance offering useful tips and advice on what to do to look after yourself and others safely.

Local schools helping to manufacture PPE

"I’d like to commend the work of Design and Technology departments in schools across the constituency – and the country – in assisting in the fight against COVID-19. Across the country over 250,000 pieces of PPE have been manufactured by schools.

David's Herald article on the 'virtual Parliament'

Last week we saw something that most of us probably never imagined we’d see – and 1 or 2 of my colleagues probably wish they’d still not seen: proceedings in parliament conducted by video link.

David's Herald article on 10 common coronavirus questions

This week, I thought I would provide answers to 10 of the most common questions that I am currently asked regarding issues relating to Coronavirus. I won’t get anywhere close to covering every detail or question as I get around 200 queries every day.

David's Herald article on help for those affected by COVID-19

All MPs find themselves in pretty much the same situation at the moment. Meetings and events with people at parliament ceased a couple of weeks ago and we were advised to avoid public engagements. The parliamentary estate became a pretty eerie place last week; MPs were there but all in their indi