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.
The Government announced today further economic measures to protect people's jobs, incomes and strengthen the safety net for the self-employed. I have attached the latest letter I have received from the Treasury and outline the measures below: