4th July Re-Opening: Advice for Businesses

On 24th June, the government updated its 'sector specific' guidance to various types of business, with information about what needs to be done to re-open in a Covid-19 secure way.

General Guidance

Question: Debate on the Economy

Today Jerome asked the Rt Hon Jacob Rees MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, whether a debate could be scheduled to consider the economy post-Covid-19. 

Environmental Audit Committee

The Environmental Audit Committee met this morning, to hear evidence from the Rt Hon George Eustace, Secretary of State for Defra.

Question: Social Distancing

Jerome today asked an Urgent Question of Edward Argar MP (Minister of State, Department of Health & Social Care) as to whether the social distance could be reduced from two metres, and about the conditions under which this could happen.

Shop with confidence

I was in Aylsham today, where wider pavements and sanitiser points are in place so we can all be confident in supporting our local businesses. 

Question on Post Office Horizon Scandal

Today, Jerome asked Paul Scully MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy) whether the culpability of senior management figures in the Post Office will be part of the forthcoming independent review.