Westminster News

Statement - Treasury support for businesses

£90 million of business interruption loans approved for nearly 1,000 firms and £1.9 billion corporate finance provided to firms hit by COVID-19
current loan scheme extended so more small businesses can benefit

Queen's Garden parties - postponed to next year

I have just received this note from the Deputy Chief Whip. I am sorry for all those who were looking forward to attend what is a very special event. But, you will note that those asked this year will be able to attend next year. I hope this is some consolation to those who were asked. 

Letter - Coronavirus update from the Communities Secretary


We all have a crucial role to play in supporting people throughout this global pandemic. It’s my priority to ensure we get the necessary support to our local authorities, families and individuals across the country.

Letter - Covid 19 factsheet from the Chancellor

Dear Colleague,

I am writing to set out further details of the announcements I made at Budget and on 17 March to provide immediate economic support in response to COVID-19.