Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative MP for Gainsborough, has welcomed the announcement that West Lindsey’s Trinity Arts Centre is to receive a major cash boost from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
Over 100 million meals have been claimed under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. 55,000 meals claimed under the scheme in the Gainsborough constituency. Sir Edward urges local people to continue supporting local businesses as the UK bounces back from coronavirus.
New £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of new jobs for young people across UK, as part of coronavirus recovery . Those on Universal Credit aged between 16-24 will be offered six-month work placements – with wages and training costs paid by the Government.
Local MP Sir Edward Leigh has welcomed the announcement that the UK Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.
Sir Edward Leigh MP has written to the Rt. Hon Oliver Dowden MP, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to support the ‘Let Fans In’ campaign and support the Gainsborough Trinity Football Club. Sir Edward said:
10,800 people in the Gainsborough constituency have had their jobs protected by the Government through the coronavirus pandemic £17,062,500 worth of grants provided to local businesses. In total, more than £160 billion of Government support has been provided to help individuals and businesses in all parts of the UK.
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has launched this week, giving families 50 per cent off their restaurant bills in August. There are 3,190 participating independent restaurants, cafes and pubs, and outlets from smaller chains in East Midlands.
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