Covid-19: Support for Self-employed People

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 27th April 2021.

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Photo of Bambos Charalambous Bambos Charalambous Shadow Minister (Home Office)

More than 900,000 people who were self-employed at the start of the crisis, including many in the creative industries sector, now say that they are having to leave the sector as the crisis comes to an end. Does the Minister agree that the lack of support for the self-employed, who are not covered by the existing schemes, risks damaging the recovery we so desperately need?