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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Treasury written question – answered on 27th April 2020.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when businesses that furloughed staff in March will receive their first furlough payments.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme opened for claims on 20 April. Payments will be made six working days after a claim is made. Employers who made a claim on or before 22 April will receive payments by the end of April.

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