Public Health Restrictions: Government Economic Support - Commons Urgent Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:28 pm on 15th October 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Penn Baroness Penn Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 1:28 pm, 15th October 2020

My Lords, that is exactly what the Government are trying to do with the new Job Support Scheme. Where people are unable to work due to their workplace being closed or need to work reduced hours due to a reduced level of demand, the Government are there to step in with support for those workers’ wages.