Westminster News

Coronavirus - Summary of Government support

We are protecting the NHS so it is there for people when they need it

• From just 2,000 tests per day in March we now have the capacity to conduct over 300,000 tests per day – with 311,113 tests available on 5 July.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson - "A New Deal for Britain."

The Prime Minister this morning set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery post-coronavirus, and delivering on our manifesto pledges to level up the entire countr

North Cornwall MP calls for radical planning reform

In light of COVID-19, we need comprehensive and far-reaching changes to our planning laws. Radical planning reform needs to increase supply across our countries to support our working people. On general principles, the current system is broken.

Statement on Dominic Cummings

Many of you have shared with me, personal sacrifices you have made over the last nine weeks, being unable to see friends or family, say goodbye to loved ones in hospital and having all our liberties curtailed whilst we deal with Covid-19.

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. 



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



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.