Statement from Cllr Kevin Bentley, Deputy Leader of Essex County Council and Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, in response to yesterday’s announcement by the Prime Minister of £2bn investment in cycling and walking infrastructure.
Face coverings will be mandatory in additional enclosed public spaces from Friday - including shops, supermarkets, shopping centres and transport hubs
New measure an important step in lifting lockdown, as the public are encouraged to play their part
In Essex 9% of residents have a job in construction, that’s around 80,000 people! However, an extra 12,000 to 24,000 employees are needed over the next 5 years. With trade, office-based and professional roles, there is something for everyone!