Westminster News

OUR PLAN FOR JOBS

Today, the Chancellor will set out our Plan for Jobs, focusing in particular on support for young people, as we continue our economic recovery from coronavirus.

WEALDEN MP WELCOMES LANDMARK DOMESTIC ABUSE BILL

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, is proud to support to the Domestic Abuse Bill, which has passed its remaining stages in the House of Commons. The Bill will see victims of this heinous crime better protected and ensure perpetrators are punished and feel the full force of the law.
 

NEW DEAL FOR BRITAIN

The Prime Minister this morning 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 countr

PM's UPDATE ON COVID AND LOCKDOWN

The Prime Minister has set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.

WEALDEN BENEFITS FROM UNPRECEDENTED MEASURES

Wealden has received unprecedented economic support to protect jobs and businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. 12,100 jobs have been protected through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with Government grants covering 80 per cent of people’s wages, up to £2,500 a month. 

EASING THE LOCKDOWN FURTHER

The Prime Minister has announced that from this weekend, single adult households will be able to mix with one other household in ‘support bubbles’, helping those who are suffering from loneliness during this difficult time.

OUR MP SUPPORTS AVIATION EMPLOYMENT DEBATE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has supported the application for a debate in the Commons regarding redundancies in the aviation sector. In response to the large number of Wealden residents employed by British Airways who have contacted her, Nus Ghani has publicly thrown her weight behind Transport Se

COVID-19 HEALTH MEASURES

Today we will lay before Parliament the public health measures to be imposed at the UK border from next week – preventing the import of new coronavirus cases from abroad, reducing the risk of a second wave of the virus and keeping people safe.

PROTECTING JOBS, BUSINESSES AND LIVELIHOODS

Our top priority has always been to support people, protect jobs and businesses through this crisis. The furlough and self-employment schemes have been a lifeline for millions of people and businesses.

EASING THE BURDENS OF LOCKDOWN

The Prime Minister has set out a carefully-designed package to ease the burdens of lockdown to keep the virus under control. Everyone must stay alert to control the virus and save lives.