We reported recently an announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that certain critical workers would be able to leave self-isolation in exceptional circumstances (see Testing, vaccine passports and jabs for young people).
As England moved to the fourth step on the Government’s roadmap, with many restrictions lifted or at least made a matter of personal responsibility, more details have been made available about what lies ahead.
After the announcement that most Covid restrictions in England would be lifted on 19 July (see Emphasis on “personal responsibility” as restrictions ease , Scotland is set to follow suit — although it will retain a number of public health measures.
Ofsted has published updated education inspection handbooks, clarifying how inspectors will assess the way that schools and colleges confront sexual harassment, abuse and violence among children and young people.
Following the Prime Minister’s statement about changes to be introduced from 19 July (see Prime Minister sets out end of most Covid-19 rules in England), the Government has issued more details of what can be expected in the next few weeks.