Lorry driver rest rules relaxed in effort to help port delays

Drivers transporting essentials will be able to work for longer than EU rules would usually allow, the government has said. The relaxation is in response to “pressures on local and national supply chains” and applies to drivers in Britain who

COVID-19: Original Tier 3 restrictions not tough enough, Hancock admits

The toughest COVID-19 restrictions imposed before England’s second lockdown were not strong enough, the health secretary has told MPs. Matt Hancock said the beefed-up coronavirus tiers unveiled by Boris Johnson are “better-calibrated” than what was in place before the shutdown.