Jobs Retention Scheme goes LIVE

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now live, with businesses able to claim up to £2,500 a month towards staff wages.


Brendan Clarke-Smith MP has co-signed a letter with colleagues from the APPG on MND, calling on the Government to include MND on the list of extremely vulnerable persons in their guidance on shielding and protecting vulnerable persons from COVID-19.


Furlough Scheme Extended

Thousands more employees will able to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) after the eligibility date was extended to 19 March 2020, the government announced today.

£750m Funding Boost for Charities

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that charities across the UK will receive a £750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak.

British nationals in India

We have heard from a number of constituents concerned about the status of British nationals overseas in India. The situation is fluid but you may read the latest guidance below.

Your NHS Needs You

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home.

Stay Home, Save Lives

As of the evening of 23 March, we must all observe the following Government advice to stay at home and save lives during the Coronavirus panda mic:

Stay at home

You must stay at home, only leaving for the following very limited purposes: