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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. 

Left and Right must unite to repair our broken communities

If last year’s general election tells us anything, it is that the social fabric of the places we live in matters. The corners of the country we represent could hardly be more different, but the issues that animate our constituents are strikingly similar.