Temporary stamp duty cut has immediate effect in Great Yarmouth

The Government;'s announcement of a temporary scrapping of stamp duty on all homes under £500,000 has had an immediate effect here in Great Yarmouth. Within hours of the announcement local estate agent, Daniel Bycroft had already seen an impact.

Our plan for jobs in Great Yarmouth

Chancellor launches Plan for Jobs – supporting, creating and protecting jobs across the country as we emerge from the coronavirus outbreak.

Face to face negotiations restart in Brussels

I am delighted that the UK and EU negotiating teams met face to face in Brussels yesterday, with both sides having agreed to intensify talks on securing a new trade agreement before the end of 2020.

PM's Update on Covid-19

The Prime Minister has set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.

How we reopen the nation's economy

This week, the Prime Minister will announce which parts of the economy can reopen from 4 July, as we continue to restart our economy safely, under phase three of our COVID-19 roadmap. 

Review of two-metre distancing rule

The Prime Minister has commissioned a comprehensive review of the two-metre social distancing rule which will examine how the two-metre rule works in practice, the scientific evidence and international comparisons among other factors.  

Go local as shops reopen

From today, shops will be able to reopen their doors in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, so we can keep staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.

Racist thuggery and attacks on police condemned

Like many others, I am appalled to see the dreadful scenes of racist thuggery and attacks on our police over the weekend. I condemn this unacceptable behaviour, anyone attacking our police will be met with the full force of the law/