Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement last Sunday night about the roadmap for lifting lockdown this week I took the opportunity to ask both him and the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about supporting our economy here in Bosworth.
Dr Luke Evans, Member of Parliament for Hinckley and Bosworth, has stepped up his campaign to support and protect local businesses affected by Coronavirus by questioning the Prime Minister about support schemes being made available to them.
Workers and businesses across Hinckley and Bosworth have been given a boost by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, who has announced the current furlough scheme would be extended by a further four months with workers continuing to receive 80% of their current salary.
Dr Luke Evans, the Member of Parliament for Bosworth, has welcomed news that government funding for small businesses has been expanded to cover micro businesses which had previously not been eligible for support.
Dr Luke Evans MP has welcomed the announcement that police ranks in Leicestershire have been bolstered with an additional 43 officers since the government launched its major recruitment drive in September 2019.
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