Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice

New information is coming from Government on a daily basis. This page has been designed to provide links to the up-to-date information, guidance and advice with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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Please click here for the Government information. There are links to many documents from this page. You may need to scroll down to find what you are looking for. 



Links to new information including updated Government guidance, press releases and news stories will appear below. 


Top-up to local business grant funds scheme announced

The Business Secretary Alok Sharma has announced a discretionary fund set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme. This is an additional 5% uplift to the £12.33 billion funding previously announced for the Small Business Grants Fu

Chancellor announces Bounce Back Loan Scheme for small business

Together with a number of colleagues John had raised concerns about measures to support small business during the COVID-19 crisis.  There are many small businesses in the constituency, and across the country they form a key part of our economy. 

Beware COVID-19 Scams

While most people are pulling together to help one another in this difficult time there are those who try to take advantge of others instead.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Many of you are understandably concerned about the ongoing situation with the coronavirus which is affecting all of us in many different ways. The situation is rapidly evolving and many people have emailed me with questions and views on how the situation should be handled.