On 17 March, the Chancellor announced an unprecedented package of government-backed and guaranteed loans to support businesses, making available an initial £330bn of guarantees – equivalent to 15% of GDP.
Many constituents have contacted me about the Coronavirus pandemic. I fully appreciate the many concerns people will have during this time of uncertainty. Covid-19 represents a serious challenge to public health not only in the United Kingdom but for across the world.
People living and working across Great Yarmouth will benefit from today’s Budget as the Conservatives deliver on the promises made to the British people, investing in infrastructure, the NHS and public services across the region.
Understandably, the global spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19 is dominating the news at the moment. I know many constituents are concerned about the potential impact if Britain experiences a widespread outbreak. They have lots of questions about what precautions the Government is taking.
This an important step forward, putting in place for new immigration arrangements now that we have left the European Union. As a Home Office Minister, I was involved in the background work getting ready for our new immigration rules to be agreed by Parliament.
How often do we walk past an old building in Great Yarmouth without noticing it is there, not giving a piece of our heritage a second thought? Or maybe we notice that it looks neglected and worse for wear, shaking our head in dismay as we pass.
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