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Prime Minister Introduces New Coronavirus Measures

Yesterday, the Prime Minister outlined the new restrictions designed to help us reduce the spread of coronavirus in the coming weeks. I have summarised the new introductions below however I have also attached the Prime Minister’s letter to all MPs at the bottom of this article.

Meeting with Tony Chambers of BHRUT

This morning I caught up with Tony Chambers, Chief Executive of our local NHS Trust, BHRUT, to raise constituents' concerns about blood testing, maternity services and management of the pandemic during the winter.

Local hospital trust gets extra A&E support

An additional £150 million capital funding has today been provided by Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, to expand and upgrade 25 more A&Es to reduce overcrowding and improve infection control ahead of winter.

Catch up with Met Commissioner and Borough Commander

I have recently had meetings with Met Commissioner, Cressida Dick, as well as our local Borough Commander, Stephen Clayman, to raise constituents' views and concerns on policing. Here are some of the things we discussed:

Officer numbers in our Borough Command Unit

Get involved! Government consultation to stop deforestation

I know many constituents have a keen interest in the environment, so I wanted to alert everyone to the government's consultation on introducing a new diligence requirement on larger businesses which would prevent them operating in the UK from using products that have been grown on land that has b

New Coronavirus Guidance

This week, the Prime Minister announced a new rule of six for social gatherings, helping to control and suppress the spread of coronavirus.

Crossrail and Stations Update

My team and I met Crossrail Chairman, Tony Meggs, recently to discuss the latest announcement of further delays to the project's completion.

Statutory Sick Pay Extension

Team Lopez:

Yesterday, the Department for Work and Pensions announced changes to Statutory Sick Pay for those that are required to self-isolate ahead of planned surgery.