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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Question for Treasury

UIN 74428, tabled on 15 July 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reason his 10 July 2020 guidance to employers on individuals for whom they can claim wages who are not employees was not issued before that date; and what estimate he has made of the number of new eligible claimants.

Answered on

20 July 2020

On 10 July 2020, the guidance to employers on individuals they could claim for under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was relocated within GOV.UK and the structure was updated to improve clarity.

There were no substantive content changes and therefore there has been no change in eligibility.

Answered by

Treasury
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