Lucy supports local businesses in visit to Dawley High Street

Retail businesses in Telford have been hit hard by closures due to the coronavirus outbreak. In addition to loss of income, they have had to work hard to become Covid secure and to reopen. Some have also faced difficulties accessing Government financial support via the local Council.

Lucy visits Blists Hill Victorian Town as it reopens

On Friday, Lucy Allan MP visited Blists Hill Victorian Town, which is part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust. She met with the CEO Nick Ralls, and Visitor Engagement Director, Justin Tose, to discuss the challenges of the coronavirus outbreak and how the Trust is meeting these challenges.

Lucy welcomes today’s launch of the Kickstart Scheme

The new £2 billion Kickstart Scheme launches today, aiming to create hundreds of thousands of new, fully subsidised jobs for young people across the country. Those aged 16-24, claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, will be eligible.

Lucy Allan MP: Statement on exam results

The harsh reality for all students due to sit exams this year is that there were no A-Levels and GCSEs in 2020. Let’s not pretend otherwise. Students did not have the chance to show what they could do. Some would have done better than expected and some worse.

£20 million in new grants to boost recovery of small businesses

Thousands of smaller businesses in England are set to benefit from £20 million of new government funding to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced today.