I am appalled by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on 25 May and the fact that it is just the latest in a line of equivalent killings in the US that include Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown (and frankly many others).
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.
Please see attached my letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, calling for the Treasury to consider some form of temporary hardship support for those self-employed, including - but not limited to - taxi drivers and childminders.
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