Rebuilding after the Coronavirus pandemic

COVID 19 has presented our country with huge challenges, with Mansfield - along with the rest of the country - will need support to be able to rebuild. Effective recovery is going to be at the heart of the agenda in the coming years and I will do everything I can to drive that recovery, securing investment and support for key priorities. 

News

Rapid Coronavirus Testing

New Coronavirus testing to be rolled out in time for Winter. 

This winter it's extremely important to take extra measures to slow the spread of the virus. To help with our track and trace system, we will be significantly increasing our testing capacity.

 

Zoos are reopening

I've received a lot of emails recently about the reopening of zoos and I raised constituents concerns with Ministerial colleagues. This pandemic has been a real strain on zoos as they have been unable to furlough staff as they're needed to care for the animals. 

Lockdown Changes from Monday

The Prime Minister has set out a carefully-designed package to ease the burdens of lockdown to keep the virus under control. Everyone must stay alert to control the virus and save lives.

£476,000,000 in Covid-19 Funding for Nottinghamshire

Communities and businesses across Nottinghamshire have benefited from £476,000,000 in government funding since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, helping to support some of the most vulnerable people, alongside the sectors that have been hardest hit.

Bounce Back Loans launch today

The Government's Bounce Back Loan Scheme opened at 9am this morning so small businesses can now apply!

The Scheme is offering up to £50k interest free for a year and 100% guaranteed by Government to help keep small businesses going through these challenging times.

Government exceeds 100k testing target!

Confirmation that Government has not only reached its target of 100k a day by the end of April as promised (today's numbers are from tests done yesterday), but has absolutely smashed it, with more than 122,000 people tested in one day.