Retail Businesses: Financial Support - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:18 pm on 21st September 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Burt of Solihull Baroness Burt of Solihull Liberal Democrat 1:18 pm, 21st September 2020

My Lords, that is very good news from the Minister. While we welcome the changes to the temporary framework and the definition of “undertakings in difficulty” earlier this year, the fact is that some small businesses are still falling through the cracks. What further work are the Government doing to ensure that businesses acutely impacted by Covid—especially retail—can access the finance they need to make it through?