Coronavirus

 

The latest NHS advice on how to protect yourself or check if you need medical advice. This should be your first port of call rather than phoning 111 unless your symptoms are severe:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

The latest information on the UK government's response, including guidance for employers and businesses, social distancing and self-isolation and travel advice:

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock's latest statement to the House (16/03/20):

https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/bdb37436-ff8e-4117-81e0-0ed255bc2f69

The Prime Minister's latest update and press conference (22/03/20):

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-statement-on-coronavirus-22-march-2020

The Prime Minister's Address to the Nation (23/03/20):

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-address-to-the-nation-on-coronavirus-23-march-2020

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak's statement announcing the additional £330 billion the Government will put in place to support businesses and individuals:

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/chancellor-of-the-exchequer-rishi-sunak-on-covid19-response

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak's statement announcing enhanced economic measures to protect people's incomes (20/03/20):

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/the-chancellor-rishi-sunak-provides-an-updated-statement-on-coronavirus

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announcing the new measures to support the self-employed:

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/chancellor-outlines-new-coronavirus-support-measures-for-the-self-employed

West Berkshire Community Hub:

https://info.westberks.gov.uk/coronavirus-communityhub

News

COVID-19 Emergency: PM's Address to the Nation Announcing Lockdown

On Monday 23rd March, Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation and announced that everyone should stay at home to stop the further spread of the disease within our communities. The following measures will be reviewed after three weeks.

Covid-19: West Berkshire Community Hub

West Berkshire Council has established their Community Support Hub to work with partners across the county to coordinate our community's response.

Whilst there has already been an amazing community response, they need more volunteers!

Treasury Advice for Businesses and Individuals

Attached is a document I have received from the Treasury about the support they are currently offering businesses and individuals. I will continue to post updates about these measures as and when they come in.