UK coronavirus live: Sunak to announce tapering of furlough scheme as fear over safety at work rises

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Chancellor to say that employers will have to pay 20% of wages of furloughed staff as state subsidy scheme is wound down

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Transport for London is to release the full agreement for this month’s central government bailout, showing that it was conditional on London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, raising charges for drivers and scrapping free travel for older people and under-18s.

Khan has said throughout that the 30% increase in the congestion charge, and the removal of free travel on public transport, was insisted on by the Department for Transport as part of the £16bn bailout.

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