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Coronavirus: PPE in Wiltshire and the wider picture

I am writing this post in response to a number of constituents raising their concernsover PPE provision. Like them, I am also very anxious to ensure that our health and social care staff get the equipment they need to keep them safe and keep them doing their vital work.

Coronavirus: Helping businesses weather the storm

This is a personal post in response to the large numbers of constituents who have contacted my office to ask for help accessing the loans which the government has made available through the banks. 

Update: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Earlier this week I wrote online that I was unimpressed with the way the big banks were refusing firms access to the Government's interest-free Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), or insisting on personal guarantees from the directors.

Coronavirus: Constituents stranded abroad

I am working with a number of Constituents who are currently abroad who want to return to the UK and I am continuing to raise specific details with Foreign & Commonwealth Office Ministers. 

Coronavirus meetings and surgeries update

This post is to confirm that all my scheduled/proposed face-to-face local meetings and surgeries are being postponed indefinitely, in line with Government advice on social distancing to minimise the spread of coronavirus.