£400 million funding to the UK aerospace sector

Aerospace is very important to my constituency and I therefore welcome the government’s announcement of a further £400 million of public and private sector funding to pay for cutting-edge aerospace research and development projects.

The Prime Minister has set out our ‘New Deal’

The Prime Minister has set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery post-coronavirus, and delivering on our manifesto pledges to level up the entire country.

Global Britan- Question to the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister announced that he is merging the Foreign & Commonwealth Office with the Department for International Development so that the UK’s interests are better protected and that we can better target our aid budget.

Dominic Cummings Statement

I have refrained from making public comment on the issue relating to Dominic Cummings until I was certain that most of the facts had come out and the context had been put in place. While more information may well yet emerge, I believe we now have a good understanding of the situation.

Furlough scheme extension

Great news from the Treasury who has announced the current furlough scheme would be extended by a further four months with workers continuing to receive 80% of their current salary.

Emergency Community Fund

Tewkesbury Borough Council has launched a COVID-19 Emergency Community Fund to help communities as they respond to exceptional challenges over the coming months.