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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 114852, tabled on 12 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether people who unable to work because they are clinically extremely vulnerable are able to be furloughed under the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme during the November 2020 lockdown restrictions.

Answered on

17 November 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) continues to support businesses and individuals throughout the UK. Where employees are deemed to be clinically extremely vulnerable, they can be furloughed through the CJRS. As with the previous scheme, it is up to employers to decide whether to furlough these employees.

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