I am delighted that the government has announced another raft of new measures to loosen the lockdown which means more businesses can re-open across Thirsk and Malton and we can start to enjoy our sports facilities again.
July 11th – outdoor performing arts and outdoor pools
I am delighted that dozens of organisations across Thirsk and Malton including the performing arts and theatres, heritage, museums, galleries, live music and independent cinemas will benefit from access to emergency grants and loans announced today.
I am aware that the news that the City of Leicester has had to go into a local lockdown and it is reported that other Yorkshire cities may follow has worried many constituents and I would like to assure you that here in York and North Yorkshire the picture is much more encouraging.
Following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) I am delighted that it is to seek legal clarity on whether insurance companies should pay out on policies that appear to cover business interruption caused by notifiable diseases.
Horse racing stables across Thirsk and Malton and many of other parts of the county are to receive nearly £500,000 worth of government grants and 12 months exemption from business rates. I have been fighting to secure the funds and working closely both Hambleton and Ryedale District Councils.
I have been contacted by a number of charities in Thirsk and Malton looking for financial help to continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak so I am delighted that the Chancellor has announced a £750 million package of support.
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