A society defines itself by how it treats its most vulnerable people. Many in our society are vulnerable for many different reasons, but some of those who need our help the most are homeless, including rough sleepers.
This week sees a bit more easing of the lockdown, with the opening of non-essential shops. This is quite totemic as it represents some semblance to normal life. As shops open, we see again the part of the economy we are most familiar with.
Mark Garnier welcomes the announcement of the reopening of zoos and safari parks across the UK. Safari parks are well equipped for social distancing given the isolated nature of visitors remaining in their vehicles.
If you are unable to work because of following government guidelines on self isolating in relation to Covid-19 including precautionary measures without symptoms the following has been legislated further to the budget announcements:
On Wednesday, 4th March, Mark thanked the Emergency Services and voluntary organisations in a speech in the House of Commons. They worked tirelessly through the continual floods of Bewdley and Stourport by the River Severn which lasted nearly 3 weeks.
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