Covid-19: Fiscal Support

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 15th September 2020.

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Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Throughout this crisis we have endeavoured to make sure that the most vulnerable in our society get the help that they deserve, which is why results published in July showed that our interventions have meant that those on the lowest incomes have received the most support, through the temporary increase to universal credit, the hardship fund delivered through local councils and, indeed, increases to the local housing allowance to help people with their rental payments.