Scott Mann MP: Reporting back - May 2020

It is hard to believe as I write this that we are in the first week of May, the year is flying by and I know that all of you want things to go back to normal. I share your frustrations and I am keen to get back to normality too.

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.



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).



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).

Coronavirus update: Social distancing (17/04/20)

Yesterday, the Government announced that the social distancing measures currently in place to tackle the coronavirus will continue for at least the next three weeks. Our advice is clear: people should continue to stay at home, to protect the NHS and save lives.

Furlough scheme cut-off date extended to 19 March

Under the scheme announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak last month, employers can claim a grant covering 80% of the wages for a furloughed employee, subject to a cap of £2,500 a month.

Coronavirus update 14/04/20

The Foreign Secretary has highlighted the importance of continuing to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.