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

Many self-employed people have received the second of the self-employment income support grants—almost 3 million people have now received support through that scheme—but the hon. and learned Lady is right that the best way to provide support for people in that industry is slowly and safely to reopen those bits of our economy. My colleague the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary of State is engaged with that industry to start piloting the return of business conferences and events. The situation remains under review.