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Help for Self-Employed

Please see below my question to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on help for self employed:  

Please Stay At Home

The Prime Minister announced last night that we must all stay at home to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Please click on the link to read Stay at Home Government guidance.  

Help for Businesses

If you need help in accessing the Government support that was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer last week, all the latest information is available on the Government's website www.gov.uk

Key Workers Identified

Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision has been published today.  The guidance states that if your work is critical to the COVID-19 response, or if you work in one of the critical sectors and you cannot keep your child safe at home, then your chi

Westminster Hall Debate on Flooding

I had a very successful Westminster Hall debate on securing funding for more flood alleviation schemes for Shrewsbury.  Click on the link to see the full debate. 

Westminster Hall Debate on Flooding

I have secured a Westminster Hall debate on flooding at 4pm today.  You can watch the proceedings as they happen at parliamentlive.tv.   

Have You Been Affected by Flooding?

Financial support is available from the Government for eligible households and businesses, including:

• £500 hardship payments to help with the immediate recovery.

• Up to £5000 grants to help protect homes and businesses from future flooding.

Flooding Clear Up Begins

Flood waters are going down in Shrewsbury today and the clear up begins.  Sincere thanks to Shropshire Council, the Environment Agency and all the other emergency services that have worked so hard, in difficult circumstances.