Good morning everyone

Yesterday Carers UK Chief Executive Helen Walker was interviewed on BBC news about the impact of the coronavirus on carers. In the interview she responds to some of the issues that have been raised on the Forum, including Carer's Allowance, the value of carers to our society and issues being experienced by carers at supermarkets.

You can view the interview on YouTube through this link:
https://youtu.be/qpZ-t3vvyBc

A pre-recorded interview with Fiona Collie, Policy and Public Affairs Manager Carers Scotland, will be aired on STV at 6pm this evening.

Carers UK's guidance on contingency planning continues to feature in regional news bulletins (8 features today).

Michael