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Mark Menzies demands banks back business

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has raised concerns over the banks’ handling of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

The Government has put the scheme in place, as part of the largest package of state aid for businesses, to ensure firms survive through the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mark Menzies welcomes £15.6 million business payments in Fylde

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has welcomed more payments to small businesses in Fylde as part of the Government’s Coronavirus Small Business Grants Scheme.

More than £15.6 million has now been paid to businesses has been paid to small business owners.

MP urges everyone to use mental health and wellbeing portal

Mental and emotional wellbeing help during the coronavirus pandemic has been extended and useful guides published to help people in isolation.

Fylde MP Mark Menzies said he hopes anyone needing help will access the services on offer.

MP backs further support for domestic abuse victims

Mark Menzies has highlighted the extra support for domestic abuse victims during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Government has given an initial £2 million to support domestic abuse helplines and online support for those needing to report abuse and talk.

Fylde MP calls for care home reassurances

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has asked the Secretary of State for Health for assurances over care home residents and staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

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It has been a huge shock to see the Prime Minister taken to urgent care with Covid-19 – the same shock thousands of people across the country face with loved ones affected by this terrible virus.

Free school meal scheme extended to homes

Children across Fylde who are eligible for free school meals should benefit from a national voucher scheme allowing them to continue to access meals whilst they stay at home.

Fylde MP urges self-isolaters to use sick pay

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has shared details of Statutory Sick Pay for those who are ill, or self-isolating, during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mr Menzies said: “The Government has made changes to make it easier to get Statutory Sick Pay should you have to self-isolate.