Westminster News

Changes to Covid19 restrictions

It has been nearly two months since the Prime Minister addressed the nation to impose restrictions on movement to help us all try to curb the transmission of Covid19.

Covid19 testing expanded

From today, Coronavirus testing has been extended further to protect our most vulnerable and keep people safe.

Every day we are ramping up capacity to meet our goal of 100,000 tests - and our ultimate aim is that anyone who needs a test will be able to have one.

Boris is back in action

The Prime Minister returned to the podium today - he had an important message for us all, you can read his statement in full below.


Charity support during Covid19

In addition to the wealth of support rolled out for businesses and charities under the Chancellor's business support scheme (which can be found at www.businesssupport.gov.uk) the Chancellor announced yesterday that more would be done to help chariti

Free Hospital Parking for NHS Staff

The Government is providing free car parking for our NHS and social care workers.  These workers will be able to park in on-street parking bays and council owned car parks without having to worry about cost or time restrictions.

Supporting those most vulnerable to Covid19

The Government will be rolling out additional support to those most vulnerable to Covid19.  While most should have been contacted by their health centre... If you have any of the following:

MOT exemption for 6 months

A number of you have written to me with concerns about getting your vehicle MOT sorted.  While I can confirm that garages are on the essential list and so can remain open, the Department for Transport has granted a six month exemption for all cars test from 30 March.

Flatten the Curve

The Coronavirus is the greatest threat we have had to face in decades, and we are not facing it alone. This invisible threat is already among us, but we have the chance, the opportunity, to slow the virus’ spread, to ‘flatten the curve’ and protect our people.