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Increase support for the nightlife economy sector during the pandemic.

Submitted on Friday 25th September 2020

Rejected on Friday 16th October 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Increase support for the nightlife economy sector during the pandemic.

Petition Details

Provide a robust support package for buisnesses that fall within the late-night sector and therefore are most affected by current restrictions. In addition, ensure that any further restrictions have sufficient scientific backing prior to public announcement.

Additional Information

The UK's nightlife sector is worth £66 billion. It is the 5th biggest industry in the UK making 8% of all employment opportunities.
Since we went into Lockdown, nightclubs and events have been unable to reopen in any form of capacity. Whilst pubs and bars have been limited due to restrictions making it harder for them to compete with supermarkets. The 10pm curfew has now shackled the industry further and without appropriate support now, there will be no more industry post pandemic.


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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

You are more likely to get action on this issue if you sign and share a single petition.

You may wish to sign these petitions instead:

petition.parliament.uk/petitions/332789
petition.parliament.uk/petitions/320711
petition.parliament.uk/petitions/331625

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