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Scott Mann welcomes scale of government support for Cornwall

Communities and businesses across Cornwall have benefited from £444m in government funding since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, helping to support some of the most vulnerable people, alongside the sectors that have been hardest hit.

Scott Mann MP welcomes Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

I am very pleased to welcome the Self-employment income support scheme, as it is something I have been lobbying the Chancellor very hard for. Delivering on this critical support will help many North Cornwall constituents until this crisis passes. 

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #11

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Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #10

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #10 0830, (03/05/20)

The Business Secretary Alok Sharma and Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, Simon Clarke spoke to local authorities in England yesterday to set out that up to £617 million would be made available.

Scott Mann MP welcomes seafood industry support

The government has today opened for applications a new Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme, which will fund projects that will help seafood businesses in England increase the supply of local seafood to domestic markets.

Scott Mann MP welcomes extra month to claim for farm payments

The Government has confirmed the window to submit applications for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and make a claim for Countryside Stewardship (CS), Environmental Stewardship (ES) and woodland legacy revenue payments will be extended by one month.

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #9

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #9 1715, (27/04/20)

Small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders, the Chancellor announced today (Monday 27 April).

CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #8

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High street shops and other companies under strain will be protected from aggressive rent collection and asked to pay what they can during the coronavirus pandemic, the Business Secretary has set out today (23 April 2020).