30 Mar 2020

MPs seek clarity from government on essential workers

A group of MPs has written to the government urging clarity on which employees should and shouldn’t keep on going to work – saying that non-essential workers were being put at risk by some employers.

A group of MPs has written to the government urging clarity on which employees should and shouldn’t keep on going to work – saying that non-essential workers were being put at risk by some employers.

But factory bosses are warning that they are in danger of being vilified for keeping operations running.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus is causing more airlines to scale back operations or ask for a government bailout.