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Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 3900, tabled on 19 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans his Department has to support the recovery of the hospitality sector in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England from the impact of the covid-19 pandemic.

Answered on

28 May 2021

The Government has brought forward a substantial package of financial support for the hospitality sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Budget, my Rt hon Friend Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a £65 billion plan to provide support for jobs and businesses (including the hospitality sector), with extensions to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, self-employed support, business grants, loans and VAT cuts – bringing total fiscal support to over £352 billion.