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Sadiq Khan claims credit for Boris' face mask plan -yet failed to make compulsory on Tubes

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed victory over the Government's announcement that face masks will be made compulsory for people who travel on public transport.
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WATCH: Shapps announces that face coverings will be required on public transport

WATCH: Shapps announces that face coverings will be required on public transport

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference
Speakers:
GrantShapps , Transportgovuk Secretary
SirPeterHendy , Chair of NetworkRail
- UK Prime Minister June 4, 2020
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Coronavirus: Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport in England from 15 June

Coronavirus: Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport in England from 15 June

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Wearing a face covering on public transport in England will be compulsory from 15 June, the transport secretary has announced.
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Expert reaction to mandatory face masks on public transport

Expert reaction to mandatory face masks on public transport

1 month ago   |   By Science Media Centre

It has been announced today that from June 15th fabric face coverings will be required on all public transport in England.
Dr Leandro Pecchia, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, said:
“Making the use of masks compulsory could be a good idea. However, we must remember that cloth face-masks are meant to protect those around me from my saliva drops and breathing. Only filtering facepiece masks protect wearers from others.
“To be clear, this is a novel hygiene measure, which will become more and more diffused in the UK, as it is already in many Asian countries. Over the past...
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Face coverings to become mandatory on public transport in England - video

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Face coverings on public transport will be compulsory from 15 June in England to reduce the spread of coronavirus, Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, has said. People can be fined if they do not wear a covering on buses, trains, airplanes and ferries from that date, when non-essential shops are likely to reopen
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Mandatory face coverings on public transport in England

1 month ago   |   By BBC

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announces face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from 15 June.
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Coronavirus: Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport

1 month ago   |   By BBC

From 15 June, people in England could be fined for not wearing a covering, the transport secretary says.
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Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from June 15, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
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Face Coverings Mandatory On Public Transport From June 15, Says Grant Shapps

Face Coverings Mandatory On Public Transport From June 15, Says Grant Shapps

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from June 15, transport secretary Grant Shapps has said. Travellers could be fined or refused permission to board buses or trains if they refuse to comply with the order. At the Downing Street press conference on Thursday, Shapps said: “I can announce that as of Monday June 15 face coverings will become mandatory on public transport. “That doesn't mean surgical masks, which we must keep for clinical...
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Face coverings to be mandatory on all public transport from June 15

Face coverings to be mandatory on all public transport from June 15

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The Government has announced the change which it says will help contain the spread of the virus as people begin to return to work in greater numbers next week.
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Face coverings will become mandatory on all public transport in England from mid-June, Grant Shapps announces

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Face coverings will be mandatory on all forms of public transport in England from mid-June, the Transport Secretary has announced.
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Shapps makes face masks mandatory on public transport or Britons will be REFUSED travel

Shapps makes face masks mandatory on public transport or Britons will be REFUSED travel

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

TRANSPORT SECRETARY Grant Shapps has pleaded with commuters and travellers to now wear face coverings on public transport, emphasising that the new restriction would be mandatory with fines for rule-breakers.
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Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England after 15 June, government announces

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Exemptions for young children, disabled people and those with breathing difficulties, says transport secretary Grant Shapps
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Face coverings mandatory on public transport from June 15th

Face coverings mandatory on public transport from June 15th

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Face coverings will be mandatory for passengers on public transport in England from June 15th, the government has announced.
Speaking at the Downing Street press conference, transport secretary Grant Shapps said surgical masks should be saved for clinical settings, but people on trains, buses, trams and other forms of public transport must wear face coverings to protect others around them.
Some people will be exempt from the new rules, including very young children, disabled people and those with breathing difficulties.
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Face coverings will be COMPULSORY on public transport in England from June 15

Face coverings will be COMPULSORY on public transport in England from June 15

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps unveiled the news at the Downing Street briefing this evening, saying makeshift masks can play a part in reducing the spread.
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Face masks to be made compulsory on public transport in England

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Passengers face fines from 15 June for flouting new rule to stop spread of coronavirus Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Face coverings on public transport will be compulsory from 15 June in England to help stop the transmission of coronavirus as more people go back to work, Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, said on Thursday. The government will require people to wear face coverings on buses, trains, tubes and other modes of public transport from that date, when non-essential shops are likely to reopen.
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Rishi Sunak budget announcement: When is the Autumn Budget 2020?

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'Sex pest' Tory asked: Do you like silk and leather? says woman

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Autumn Budget: What will be included in Autumn Budget 2020?

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Hands off our BURGERS! Butchers tell veggies to get their own words - and EU...

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Rishi Sunak unveils new measures to avoid youth unemployment disaster

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Remainer Philip Hammond ordered to be 'silent' after warning about loosening...

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