Small Businesses: Energy Costs

Part of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy – in the House of Commons on 22nd February 2022.

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Photo of Mary Glindon Mary Glindon Opposition Whip (Commons)

Given that the Federation of Small Businesses has said that small business confidence in the north-east is now at minus 64%, can the Minister say what consideration he is giving to the measures put forward by the FSB to support small businesses in the energy crisis, including scrapping the planned national insurance contributions increase and extending the household rebate to be matched by an equivalent business rate rebate?