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Daisy Cooper - MP for St Albans

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    GOVERNMENT MUST COMPENSATE FRONTLINE WORKERS WITH 'LONG COVID'

    Daisy Cooper MP is urging the Government to recognise ‘long Covid’ as an occupational disease and to launch a compensation scheme for frontline workers living with the condition. The MP for St Albans has joined politicians from seven UK political parties in calling for a scheme that would mirror the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme to support frontline NHS, social care and key workers such as teachers, who have contracted Covid-19 while responding to the pandemic and are now unable to return to work because of the long-term debilitating effects.
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    VACCINATION TEAM AT BATCHWOOD WINS NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR 'AMAZING WORK'

    Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, has joined Matt Hancock, the health and social care secretary, in thanking and congratulating ‘Club Batchwood’ for being one of the best-performing vaccination centres in Britain. The centre was set up by a group of eight St Albans GP surgeries at the Batchwood Hall nightclub venue, one of the ‘first wave’ of inoculation hubs in the country and among the first to vaccinate all over-80s.
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    DAISY CALLS FOR PUBLIC TO SUPPORT ALL-PARTY PLAN TO SAVE NIGHTTIME INDUSTRIES

    Daisy Cooper MP is urging pub-goers, restaurant diners, live music lovers and local night-time businesses to share their views on the importance of the hospitality and entertainment sectors to help MPs develop a plan for their survival and recovery post-pandemic. The MP for St Albans is asking customers, staff and employees to submit evidence to a cross-party group of MPs – via an online survey – on how these sectors have been impacted by the pandemic and their importance to the cultural and economic life of the UK, including to people’s own personal well-being.
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    OLLIE FOUNDATION HELPS STUDENTS COPE WITH STRESS AND ANXIETY CAUSED BY PANDEMIC

    Students returning from university can join a series of talks and workshops being offered by the Ollie Foundation to help them cope with stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic. Ollie’s programme of free Winter Wellbeing online courses, which are taking place throughout December and January, is being supported by Daisy Cooper MP as the focus of her 2020 Christmas Appeal.
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