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Bring forward COVID-19 Self-employment grants to April 2020

Submitted by Andrew Alderson on Friday 27th March 2020

Published on Tuesday 14th April 2020

Current status: Closed

Closed: Wednesday 14th October 2020

Signatures: 2,972

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Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Economy ~ The Government ~ UK ~ UK economy ~ weeks

Petition Action

Bring forward COVID-19 Self-employment grants to April 2020

Petition Details

Making self-employed people wait 2-3 months for their grants is too long & could see many of the businesses that form the backbone of the UK economy perish.

Additional Information

During this crisis, we are seeing customers struggle to make ends meet, put food on the table & make their regular financial payments. It's the Government's duty to rescue these companies from such a long period without financial support and even though there is help on the way - for many self-employed people in the UK 8 weeks is a life and death situation for their livelihoods. The self-employed need help now.


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