Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Yorkshire and the Humber

Treasury written question – answered on 8th October 2020.

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Photo of Tracy Brabin Tracy Brabin Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people are receiving funding from the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Photo of Tracy Brabin Tracy Brabin Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of successful applications to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme are from people in Yorkshire and the Humber.

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

By 31 July 2020, 187,000 individuals from Yorkshire and the Humber had claimed the first SEISS grant. This is seven per cent of all claims made for the first SEISS grant.

By 31 August 2020, 147,000 individuals from Yorkshire and the Humber had claimed the second SEISS grant. This is seven per cent of all claims made for the second SEISS grant.

These figures were taken from the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme statistics published on 21 August and 18 September respectively.

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