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Economic Situation: Coronavirus

Treasury written question – answered on 22nd May 2020.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) steps he is taking and (b) methodologies he is using to assess the economic impact on (i) each local authority area and (ii) York of the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of John Glen John Glen Minister of State (Treasury) (City), The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The Government is committed to supporting all regions and nations of the UK through the COVID-19 outbreak.

HM Treasury is working with local leaders, including those in the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership, as well as the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and other departments, to understand the impacts of the outbreak on the region.

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