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Travel: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 11555, tabled on 7 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the adequacy of financial support available to travel companies during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

10 June 2021

The Government recognises the challenging circumstances facing the international travel sector because of Covid-19. Firms experiencing difficulties can draw upon the unprecedented package of measures announced by the Chancellor.

The Department for Transport works closely with HM Treasury on matters related to support for the transport sector. We continue to take a flexible approach and keep all impacts and policies under review. Ongoing engagement with the sector is critical for the Government to be prepared and able to react in a timely manner.

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