To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) day nurseries and (b) other childcare businesses have applied to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in each week since applications for that scheme opened.
18 May 2020
Applications for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) opened on Monday 20 April. By close on 11 May, 935,000 employers had submitted claims to HMRC, representing 7.5m furloughed employments and £10.1bn.
This is a new scheme and HMRC are currently working through the analysis they will be able to provide based on the data available. HMRC will make the timescales for publication and the types of data available in due course.