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Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Personal Care Services

Question for Treasury

UIN 93721, tabled on 22 September 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of self-employed workers in the beauty industry throughout (a) England, (b) Wales and (c) the UK who have applied for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

25 September 2020

The information is not held in the form requested. The beauty industry forms part of the “Other service activities” sector.

The number of individuals who have claimed a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant working in that sector are:

1st SEISS grant (by 31st July 2020)

2nd SEISS grant (by 31st August 2020)

England

158,500

128,100

Wales

8,100

6,500

United Kingdom

188,000

152,000

These figures were taken from the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme statistics published on 21 August and 18 September respectively.

Answered by

Treasury
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