Local Government: Coronavirus:Written question - 30167

(Portsmouth South)

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

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 funding from the covid-19 Hardship Fund is allocated on the basis of need.
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.

Grouped Questions: 30163 | 30164 | 30165 | 30166

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