1. Food chain workers: including those involved in production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery of goods.
2. Health and Social Care: AllNHS staff, including administrative and cleaning workers. Frontline health and social care staff such as doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, plus support and specialist staff in the health and social care sector. In addition, it includes those working in supply chains including producers and distributors of medicines and personal protective equipment.
3. Education and childcare: Nursery, teachers – including teaching assistants – and social workers
4. Key public services: Postal workers, those required to run the justice system, religious staff, as well as those responsible for managing the deceased, and journalists providing public service broadcasting
5. Local and national government: Local and national government workers in admin roles “essential to the effective delivery” of the Covid-19 response or delivering essential public services, including payment of benefits.
6. Utility workers: Staff needed to keep oil, gas, electricity, waterand sewerage operations running. Staff in the civil nuclear, chemical and telecommunications sectors. Those in postal services and those working to provide essential financial services.
7. Public safety and national security: Police and support staff, Ministry of Defence civilian staff and armed forces personnel, fire and rescue staff, and workers responsible for border security, prisons and probation.
8. Transport:Those keeping air, water, road, and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating.