Businesses offering support

We have received a number of enquiries from businesses, both within the constituency and nationally, who have generously offered their support to the Government in tackling the coronavirus.

Job Retention Scheme open for claims

We have received the below guidance from HM Revenues and Customs on how employers within the constituency may now submit claims for grants to cover 80% of furloughed staff's salaries, up to a maximum of £,2500 per employee per month, under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Community Litter Pick

Working with Keep Britain Tidy

In January, we met with Keep Britain Tidy, an organisation that coordinates community events for the annual Great British Spring Clean.

Budget 2020

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer unveiled the Budget for the forthcoming financial year, setting out how the Government will deliver its objectives and the measures the Government will take to support those affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Government launches Inclusive Transport Leaders Scheme

We are pleased to share with you, at the bottom of this page, a letter from the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps MP, announcing the launch of an Inclusive Transport Leaders Scheme (ITLS) which will provide improved transport experience for disabled passengers by promoting inclusive design and hi

Our first Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair

On 19 February, Hornchurch & Upminster MP, Julia Lopez, hosted a Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, in partnership with the Jobcentre Plus, to bring together a huge range of employers from across Havering.

IR35 Review

Julia recently called for constituents who wished to comment on the IR35 review announced by the Government to write to her directly so that their comments may be provided to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP.

IR35 Review

A number of constituents have raised concerns with Julia Lopez MP, at the potential impact of IR35 ‘Off-Payroll’ rule changes when applied to the private sector.