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Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Maternity Leave

Question for Treasury

UIN 52612, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what equality impact assessment his Department made before making the decision not include periods of maternity leave in the monthly payment calculations for the Self Employment Income Support Scheme; and if he will publish that assessment.

Answered on

4 June 2020

HMT takes care to pay due regard to the equality impacts of its policy decisions relating to the Covid-19 outbreak, including the equality impacts of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme, in line with all legal requirements and the Government’s commitment to promoting equality.

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