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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Day Care

Question for Treasury

UIN 46753, tabled on 13 May 2020

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.

Answered on

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.

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