Local Government: Coronavirus:Written question - 30165

(Portsmouth South)
Asked on: 16 March 2020
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Local Government: Coronavirus
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that local authorities understand the processes by which to apply for the Hardship fund announced in the Budget 2020 in response to the covid-19 outbreak.
Answered by: Christopher Pincher
Answered on: 19 March 2020
Holding answer received on 19 March 2020

The Government will provide English councils with £500 million of new grant funding to support financially vulnerable residents, and expects that most of the funding will be used to provide additional council tax relief. The Government will set out further details and allocations for individual authorities in the coming days.

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