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Business: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 119357, tabled on 23 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much of the funding available under the (a) Local Restrictions Support Grant and (b) Additional Restrictions Grant has been allocated to local authorities but not yet distributed to businesses.

Answered on

26 November 2020

The Government is working closely with local authorities in England to distribute funding available under the Local Restrictions Support Grant and the Additional Restrictions Grant to businesses as quickly as possible. Local authority guidance was published on 3rd November and grant offer letters were sent to local authorities on 6th November. Payments to local authorities have been made since 13th November.

We are working closely with local authorities to monitor the ongoing implementation of the grant schemes.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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