12 May 2020

Drive, cycle or walk to work if possible, says UK government

Political Editor

The Government is pushing ahead with its plan to restart the economy – albeit gradually – describing transport as the key to getting people back to work in England.

There’s advice to wear face coverings, avoid rush hour and to use cars, bikes or walk as much as possible. But critics warn this could just lead to confusion.

But for those whose workplaces can’t re-open, there was some relief: the furlough scheme is being extended for another four months.