Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Treasury written question – answered on 13th October 2020.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2020 to Question 69443 on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, if he will publish the names of those companies which submitted those claims totalling in excess of £1,000,000 through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

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

HMRC are unable to provide information on organisations which have used the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Owing to HMRC’s duty of confidentiality, they cannot publish identifying information that relates to one of their functions.

The CJRS is one of HMRC’s functions and publishing a list of organisations would provide identifying information.

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