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Bus Services: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 59592, tabled on 15 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made in developing an urgent package of financial support for coach travel businesses affected by the covid-19 outbreak; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

23 June 2020

We are encouraging?coach?operators to make use of the wide range of support measures?the Chancellor?announced. These?amount to £330 billion of loans and guarantees for businesses. We?are continuing to engage with the coach sector to understand what the ongoing risks and issues are, and how these could be addressed in light of the coronavirus outbreak.