As a key part of the Prime Minister’s speech today championing investment and growth as the route out of economic inequality, £900 million has been allocated to a range of ‘shovel ready’ local growth projects in England over the course of this year and next.
Lucy Allan MP has welcomed the re-opening of the tourism sector on 4 July, giving a boost for up to 330 businesses in Telford, and called on people to show their support for the tourism sector following a challenging three months.
Today the Prime Minister announced to the House of Commons that the Government will be, from 4th July, be relaxing a wide range of lockdown restrictions, enabling individuals and businesses to begin to return to normal.
As part of the Government’s relaxation of coronavirus legislation, there will be a greater focus on establishing a comprehensive track and trace system to help identify, contain and control coronavirus, reduce the spread of the virus and save lives.
Today in Parliament, Lucy Allan MP asked the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Jesse Norman MP, if the Treasury would support technology accelerators as a key driver of jobs and growth in our post-coronavirus economy.
On 2nd April, the Government established a Ministerial Task Force chaired by the DEFRA Minister, Victoria Prentis MP, to ensure that vulnerable individuals have access to food and other essential supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.
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