Lockdown: Economic Support

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:39 pm on 3rd November 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes Chair, Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP Committee, Chair, Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP Committee 12:39 pm, 3rd November 2020

Pubs such as the Crown Inn in King’s Somborne are really concerned about how they will weather the coming lockdown. They make the not unreasonable point that if it is safe to sell takeaway food, it should also be safe to sell takeaway beer. Will my right hon. Friend look at this anomaly and see if he can throw a lifeline to these valuable community hubs?