Westminster News

Important Update on Pavement Parking Campaign

There's an update on a long-running campaign that's really close to my heart today, as the Government consults on changing the legislation that manages parking on pavements.

Government Support in West Oxfordshire

New figures released today show the huge amount of Government support that has been made available locally in response to the Coronavirus pandemic - protecting jobs and businesses across West Oxfordshire.

Planned Changes to Coronavirus Rules to be Postponed

The Prime Minister has announced that some of the proposed changes to the rules in August will be postponed for at least a fortnight - this is to keep the virus under control.

Today’s update means:

Restrictions Eased on Visiting Care Homes

Thanks to everyone's hard work to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, the Government is now able, carefully and safely, to ease restrictions on visitors to care homes.

Face Coverings to be Mandatory in Shops From Friday

From tomorrow (24 July), face coverings will be mandatory in additional enclosed public spaces, including shops, supermarkets, shopping centres and transport hubs. Venues such as restaurants, pubs and gyms are exempt.



You’ll have seen some people suggesting that Conservative MPs have voted against “protecting our NHS from being 'sold to Trump’.”

Further Businesses Allowed to Reopen

Yesterday the Government announced the next phase of the careful reopening of the economy, with further businesses and venues given permission to reopen in the coming days and weeks.

The announcement means that: