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Sir Edward Welcomes Measures to Boost Local Tourism and Hospitality Businesses

VAT to be cut for six months for all businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and attractions industries, including up to 410 across the Gainsborough constituency. Public urged to ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ with new voucher scheme to encourage people to support local restaurants throughout August.

Sir Edward Welcomes Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs across the Gainsborough Constituency

Chancellor launches Plan for Jobs – supporting, creating and protecting jobs across the country as we emerge from the coronavirus outbreak. More than 9,300 jobs have been supported across the Gainsborough constituency, which will now benefit from further measures as part of the Government’s plan to support businesses, create jobs and give young people the opportunity of a better start.

Sir Edward Urges People to Help Tourism Bounceback

Sir Edward Leigh has welcomed the re-opening of the tourism sector on 4 July, giving a boost for up to 410 businesses in the Gainsborough Constituency, and called on people to show their support for businesses following a challenging three months.

Coronavirus: Rolling Update

Our country is facing a unique and unprecedented crisis to which many — in particular our health and social care workers — have responded with an inspirational level of dedication, professionalism, and service.

Sir Edward Saddened by Closure of RAF Scampton

The Red Arrows are set to stay in their home county of Lincolnshire and move to RAF Waddington after the closure of their current base RAF Scampton. With their planned new headquarters a short distance away from their current home, the aerobatic team will still take to the skies above Scampton to

Praise for Local Council and Residents of West Lindsey

This week I asked the Business Secretary a virtual question, saying that the best way to help small businesses in rural areas like ours is to beef up broadband in the long term, but that in the short term we need to allow businesses to business — not subsidise them to close.