To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the capability of the Health and Safety Executive to discharge its responsibilities during the covid-19 pandemic.
21 May 2020
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is playing a crucial role in the Government’s response to covid-19, including its continued work with trade unions, employers and stakeholders to help ensure workplaces are safe environments. The Government is making additional funding available to support covid-19 activity. Ministers meet regularly with senior officials from HSE to discuss how it is discharging its responsibilities during the covid-19 outbreak.