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24 March 2020 10:37

Can i go to work

UK coronavirus lockdown: Full list of 'key workers' who can travel to work if 'absolutely necessary'

Johnson said that you can go to work if your job is "absolutely necessary and cannot be done from home" - with the government later clarifying that this applied to the key workers identified last week. Health and social care workers - including (but not limited to) doctors, nurses, midwives and paramedics, as well as those those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributors of medicines and medical and personal protective equipment - including (but not limited to) doctors, nurses, midwives and paramedics, as well as those those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributors of medicines and medical and personal protective equipment Education and childcare - including teaching staff and social workers - including those involved in running the justice system, religious staff, charity workers, journalists and those responsible for managing the deceased Local and national government - this only includes those who are essential to the effective delivery of the COVID-19 response, and those involved with key services, such as the payment of benefits - this only includes those who are essential to the effective delivery of the COVID-19 response, and those involved with key services, such as the payment of benefits Food and other necessary goods - those involved in the production, sale or distribution of food or hygiene products, or veterinary medicine - those involved in the production, sale or distribution of food or hygiene products, or veterinary medicine Public safety and national security - this includes police and support staff, armed forces, certain Ministry of Defence employees, fire and rescue, prison and probation staff, National Crime Agency and border force - those who keep the air, rail, water and road networks running, including those running transport networks for the supply chain of goods Utilities, financial and communication services - including (but not limited to) those who work in essential financial services, gas, electricity, water or sewerage, telecommunications (including 999 and 111 services), postal services and delivery, waste disposal, information technology and data infrastructure, civil nuclear or chemicals The Government later clarified that it meant only people on the previously announced list of 'key workers' could go out to work. This includes but is not limited to doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, care workers, and other frontline health and social care staff including volunteers; the support and specialist staff required to maintain the UK's health and social care sector; those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributers of medicines and medical and personal protective equipment. This includes childcare, support and teaching staff, social workers and those specialist education professionals who must remain active during the COVID-19 response to deliver this approach. Which includes those essential to the running of the justice system, religious staff, charities and workers delivering key frontline services, and journalists and broadcasters who are providing public service broadcasting.

This includes staff needed for essential financial services provision, the oil, gas, electricity and water sectors, information technology and data infrastructure sector and primary industry supplies to continue during the COVID-19 response, as well as key staff working in the civil nuclear, chemicals, telecommunications, postal services and delivery, payments providers and waste disposal sectors. Only essential workers are now allowed to leave their homes to go to work - and then only when absolutely necessary. This includes those essential to the running of the justice system, religious staff, charities and workers delivering key frontline services, those responsible for the management of the deceased, and journalists and broadcasters who are providing public service broadcasting. This includes police and support staff, Ministry of Defence civilians, contractor and armed forces personnel (those critical to the delivery of key defence and national security outputs and essential to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic), fire and rescue service employees (including support staff), National Crime Agency staff, those maintaining border security, prison and probation staff and other national security roles, including those overseas. This includes staff needed for essential financial services provision (including but not limited to workers in banks, building societies and financial market infrastructure), the oil, gas, electricity and water sectors (including sewerage), information technology and data infrastructure sector and primary industry supplies to continue during the COVID-19 response, as well as key staff working in the civil nuclear, chemicals, telecommunications (including but not limited to network operations, field engineering, call centre staff, IT and data infrastructure, 999 and 111 critical services), postal services and delivery, payments providers and waste disposal sectors.