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Eat Out to Help Out Scheme launched

The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, which gives people up to 50% off their bills in restaurants on Monday's, Tuesday's and Wednesday's throughout August, starts today.

This scheme is part of the Government's Plan for Jobs that will spur the country's economic recovery.

Plan for Jobs

The Chancellor has announced the Government’s ‘Plan for Jobs’, worth up to £30 billion. This plan will support people to find jobs, creating new jobs through investing in infrastructure and protecting jobs by helping the hard-hit sectors upon which many jobs depend.

£1.57 billion package of support for arts and culture sector announced

The Culture Secretary has now announced a package of support for the UK arts and culture sector. This £1.57 billion package announced by the Government will protect our world class arts, culture and heritage institutions and has been widely supported by the industry. 

Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain

The Prime Minister has today announced a New Deal for Britain. This sets out an ambitious economic strategy that will focus on rebuilding Britain right across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery.

Mayor of London announces cuts to police and transport

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today outlined potential cuts of almost £110m in policing and £290 million in transport. Barnet is already short-changed by the way the Mayor allocates police budgets in London, and this will only make things worse.

Oppositon Day Motion on testing of NHS staff

I have had some emails and seen lots of misinformation regarding the vote in parliament on the Opposition Day Motion on NHS Staff Coronavirus testing, and I wanted to set the record straight.

Further changes to lockdown measures announced

As I am sure you will no doubt be aware, the Prime Minister made a statement to the House of Commons yesterday, explaining the next steps with regard to the restrictions that have been in place, and the reopening of some sectors of the economy.