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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 16th March 2020.

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Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham 3:42 pm, 16th March 2020

Will the Government look again at the issue of the hospitality, travel and leisure industries? Some of those businesses are losing not just 10% or 20%, as they might in a normal recession, but the bulk of their revenue. Do they not need some revenue-sharing with the Government? Could we have a scheme like the German one to keep workers in work for a bit when they have a major loss of demand? I have declared my interests in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests—they are not in this particular sector.