Asda has confirmed it is introducing 1,000 new Covid-19 marshals in the entrances to its supermarkets. Representatives for the supermarket have confirmed to The Independent that shoppers can expect to see these new additions in stores “from next week”. Marshals will be there to ensure customers wear masks correctly, as well as follow the wider, stricter government coronavirus guidelines . They will also be installed in the aisles of larger Asda stores, and are expected to be able to help shoppers with safety questions and to reiterate government guidelines. If customers are not wearing masks in store, marshals will advise them to buy a pack of disposable masks and pay for them as part of their shopping trip. PEOPLE - This is directly against the equalities Act section 15 or s26. They are NOT allowed to question why you may not be wearing a mask or to divulge details of your disability. As a responsible individual, you are fully aware of your duties under the coronavirus act2020 and are acting accordingly. The person committing this offence CAN personally be prosecuted the AND the company can also be prosecuted under this act and a successful prosecution could be as much as £9000. After all, would they ask a wheelchair user to stand and walk across the store to see if they are disabled? of course not. Its the same argument here with the masks. STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS!