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Steve Double MP statement on new lockdown guidance

“I am pleased to see that the Government has now published its new lockdown guidance.

This expands on the Prime Minister’s statement from last night and goes into detail on our plan to rebuild.

VAT scrapped for PPE for care homes and others during COVID-19 crisis

Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay has welcomed the news that the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health Jo Churchill MP has secured agreement from HM Treasury to scrap VAT on PPE for care homes and others during the COVID-19 crisis.

Furlough scheme cut-off date extended to 19 March

Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay has welcomed news that the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Furlough Scheme has been extended to allow more people to be covered.