This week will see The House of Commons wind down for the annual summer recess after what has been the strangest few weeks probably in parliamentary history. The Coronavirus has changed so much about the way that we go about our business, as it has for everybody, and as Chair of the House of Commons Procedure Committee, I have been very involved in how this happens.
Karen has welcomed the announcement that SCC will receive a further £5,164,264 and that SMDC will receive a further £138,920 from the Government to help pay for their response to coronavirus, as part of a £500 million package of additional support.
Many of you have contacted me over the last few months about children returning to school and with two children myself at home, I understand and sympathise with the many concerns that parents and teachers have written to me about.
On Sunday, the National Health Service marked the anniversary of its foundation after the most challenging time in its 72-year history. Coronavirus has been a global health emergency on a scale not seen for a century and our fantastic NHS staff have had to come together as never before, supported by volunteers and the public.
£1.57 billion announced by government to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions
Includes £900 million in grants plus additional £270 million in repayable loans
Unprecedented package widely hailed by the arts and creative industries
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