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Jabs for jobs is 'good idea' but down to individual businesses, says minister

Sky News Friday, 30 July 2021
Jabs for jobs is 'good idea' but down to individual businesses, says ministerIt is a "good idea" for people to have two coronavirus vaccine doses before returning to work but the government will not make it the law, Grant Shapps has said.
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a temporary visa scheme that will see 5,000 HGV drivers and 5,500 poultry workers brought in on three-month contracts to keep supermarket shelves stocked with turkeys for Christmas and tackle fuel delivery issues. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says there is "plenty" of petrol to go round amid shortage fears despite delivery issues surrounding a shortage of HGV drivers. Admitting a "little bit" of patience might be required, he says they are "acting on" the problem by getting more HGV drivers quickly. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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M25 protesters could face jail, Shapps confirms

Climate activists who block the M25 could face imprisonment after National Highways was granted an injunction against the protests, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. Speaking at the Transport Committee hearing on Wednesday, Mr Shapps condemned the demonstrations as "irresponsible, dangerous and completely counterproductive." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Shapps says he's trying to axe PCR tests for vaccinated holidaymakers by October half-term

Grant Shapps has said the government is "working as quickly as possible" to scrap PCR tests for fully vaccinated international travellers.
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Shapps: London Underground extension 'a win for everyone'

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has hailed the London Underground's first major expansion this century as a "win for everyone", as two new stations opened on the Northern Line today. Mr Shapps visited the new stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who said the development will help support up to 25,000 jobs and 20,000 homes. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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