Labour offers to help Government find way to speed up payments for self-employed

Labour has pledged to work with the Government to see whether payments for self-employed workers can be made more quickly after the Chancellor announced that new coronavirus support measures would only be claimable from June.

Labour has pledged to work with the Government to see whether payments for self-employed workers can be made more quickly after the Chancellor announced that new coronavirus support measures would only be claimable from June.

Rishi Sunak has pledged to give millions of self-employed people a grant worth up to £2,500 a month, but shadow chancellor John McDonnell said that while he was relieved the policy has been brought forward, there are “quite a few gaps”.

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2020-03-27 11:29
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