Who is on the list of key workers? Coronavirus school closures explained

Only workers in certain vital professions will be able to send their children to school. Read The Telegraph’s guide to see if you qualify.

The Department of Education has published a full list of roles that the Government considers to be “key”.

Key workers are people whose jobs are vital to public health and safety during the coronavirus lockdown. Because their work is so vital, the Government is keen to ensure that they are able to carry out their jobs with as little restriction as possible. This includes being able to put their children in school and use necessary transport links.

The list includes:

– Health and social care

– Education and childcare

– Food and other necessary goods

– Key public services

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