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BHRUT Coronavirus Update

Please see the latest update we received from Tony Chambers, Chief Executive of our local hospital trust BHRUT, on Monday 30 March 2020:

Dear colleagues,

FAQs on the Treasury's coronavirus support schemes

MPs have been sent the following briefing on the new Coronavirus Self-Employed Income Support Scheme - it includes some useful case studies to give constituents a better idea of how the scheme works as well as FAQs.

CORONAVIRUS SELF-EMPLOYED INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME (SEISS) 

 

Lower Thames Crossing Consultation Extended

In January, we wrote to inform constituents of a further supplementary consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing project following amendments to the proposals.

Support for self-employed people during coronavirus outbreak

MPs have received the following briefing from our Treasury team about the measures announced yesterday by the Chancellor to assist self-employed people during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Update – Our Package for the Self-Employed

ECONOMIC SUPPORT - Q&A, 25 March

The following briefing was sent to MPs by the Treasury team. It contains answers to commonly asked questions on support measures for businesses and workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

SELF-EMPLOYED 

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).