From Jan to March, there were 2,015 more electric vehicle chargepoints across the UK – a 10% increase on the previous quarter❗️📈
With more chargepoints per 100 miles of key strategic road than any country in Europe, we're in the driving seat of the EV revolution⚡️🚗 https://t.co/5ZPyK8LtcP
We’ve sponsored important new guidance from @BSI_UK to prevent vehicles like vans, lorries, buses & coaches being used in acts of terror. This vital work will help us keep the British public safe & prevent tragedies. https://t.co/5PQXuF1Tmh
Final borough result of the night ✔️
A conservative HOLD in Welwyn West, giving the borough council a conservative majority. Make-up of seats as follows:
🟦CON - 28
🟥LAB - 9
🟨LD - 11
We're back here in Roller City for the PCC count on Monday.
We are working closely with industry to understand, mitigate and resolve issues on these trains as quickly as possible. Disruption is likely to continue for some time to come and I ask passengers to check before they travel. (2/3)
Hitachi Trains: After cracks were identified on the chassis of some Hitachi trains this morning, rigorous checks being undertaken before they can return to the network. Disappointing to see significant disruption for rail passengers, but safety must be the priority. (1/3)
This evening I announced we can make the first tentative steps towards unlocking international travel and start looking outwards again - something we've all worked so hard, as a nation, to achieve.
We will slowly, but surely, open up the travel industry and rebuild our economy. https://t.co/WL4xetP0rz
In addition to the above, the MALDIVES, NEPAL and TURKEY will be added to the Red List. Passengers arriving into England after 4am on 12th May MUST undertake a ten day stay in a managed quarantine hotel.
More information below 👇
I have also published the Green List setting out which countries passengers can travel to without needing to quarantine on return 🟢📝
To protect public health we DO NOT recommend travel for leisure to countries outside of the Green List below 👇
📢 INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL UPDATE 📢
The ban on non-essential international travel will be removed on the 17th May and replaced with a traffic light system 🚦
This means it will no longer be illegal to travel abroad without a permitted reason https://t.co/bOIaJ3K6ci
I've brought together my @G7 counterparts to map out a long-term plan to safely and sustainably reopen international travel🌎✈️🚢 Together we will establish a global set of standards to help achieve our shared goal of building back better from the pandemic #G7UKhttps://t.co/lh5yIOLCXv
Latest stats show an incredible boom in cycling around the country🚴♀ with a 45% increase in bicycle traffic in 2020 compared to 2019 & 5 BILLION miles travelled by cyclists!
Great to see so many people choose more active forms of travel as we continue to #BuildBackGreener✅ https://t.co/6T623FjMYW
💖 Thank you to the #RailwayFamily for keeping Britain connected throughout the pandemic.
👍 From getting key workers to where they are needed safely to transporting supplies to keep the lights on and shops stocked, they are always here to help. https://t.co/oFALkK6dUn
The Government has been given new powers to modernise & decarbonise UK aviation ✈️ meaning we can direct airports to re-route flight paths to lower carbon emissions and cut down environmentally damaging ghost flights 🌎
Find out more 👇