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Public Transport: Protective Clothing

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL1726, tabled on 5 July 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what public surveys, if any, they have undertaken on (1) the mandatory use of face coverings on public transport, and (2) the impact a change to a voluntary approach may have on (a) public confidence in the safety of public transport, and (2) demand for public transport.

Answered on

12 July 2021

The Department for Transport has commissioned surveys on travel behaviour, attitudes and social impacts of COVID-19. These surveys are part of the Department’s All Change? study and include questions on perceptions of face covering use on public transport, public transport confidence and travel intentions. Reports of findings are published on gov.uk.