What is a Coronavirus key worker and what does that mean?
These are defined for local and national government as:
This only includes those administrative occupations essential to the effective delivery of the COVID-19 response, or delivering essential public services, such as the payment of benefits, including in government agencies and arm’s length bodies.
The Local Government Association definition is:
- Workers delivering key frontline services
- Staff involved in the management of the deceased
- Administrative staff in local government essential to the delivery of the COVID-19 response
- Staff delivering essential public services such as payment of benefits
If you are defined as a key worker, and if your child cannot be at home due to your work, then an educational provision will be available for them.