Coronavirus: Returning to work, House of Commons Library (updated 26th June 2020)

This Commons Library Briefing Paper discusses issues relating to returning to work following the publication of the Government's Covid-19 recovery plan. It provides an overview of relevant health and safety law and a discussion of recent Government guidance on working safely in the context of COVID-19. This paper should be read as correct at time of publication - 26th June 2020.
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