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Weddings: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 151772, tabled on 9 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment has been made of the effect the number of guests allowed to attend weddings when the sector reopens will have on the sector's financial viability.

Answered on

17 February 2021

I meet regularly with the industry-led Weddings Taskforce to understand the impact of COVID-19 on wedding businesses and jobs in the sector.

As my Rt Hon friend the Prime Minister has said, we intend to publish our plan for taking the country out of lockdown in the last week of February.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy