Coronavirus: Ministers warned not to ‘delay’ help for workers

Former Small business Secretary Greg Clark has stated the government desires to act “with out hold off” to aid workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Inquiring an urgent query in the House of Commons, Mr Clark claimed enterprises are “dealing with a crisis”, and the Uk necessary a reaction that was “quick” and “helpful”.

This afternoon, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak hosted a roundtable meeting with representatives from enterprise groups and trade unions.

Mr Sunak said, “We are operating spherical the clock to provide further more assistance to individuals and family members whose jobs and incomes will be influenced by COVID-19 - and to do so urgently.”

A Treasury spokesman claimed the authorities has held “in depth discussions” on steps to guidance men and women experiencing financial difficulty as a final result of the coronavirus outbreak, and that even more specifics will be confirmed in the coming times.