Antoinette Sandbach - Eddisbury Liberal Democrats

COVID-19: Guidance issued on summer 2020 grades for GCSEs, AS and A Levels

COVID-19: Guidance issued on summer 2020 grades for GCSEs, AS and A Levels
Following the Secretary of State for Education's announcement that the summer 2020 GCSE, AS and A Level examinations have been cancelled in order to help fight the spread of COVID-19, Ofqual have now issued detailed guidance setting out how the assessed grades will operate, standardisation procedures, appeal rights and autumn exams. Read more

COVID-19: Update on support measures for businesses and individuals affected by coronavirus

COVID-19: Update on support measures for businesses and individuals affected by coronavirus
This posting provides an update on the continued roll-out of previously announced schemes for businesses and individuals and new support measures for those affected by COVID-19. Read more

COVID-19: Further support measures for businesses and individuals affected by coronavirus

COVID-19: Further support measures for businesses and individuals affected by coronavirus
Here are details of the latest support measures announced by the Government for businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19. Read more

COVID-19: Update - Support available for individuals affected by coronavirus

COVID-19: Update - Support available for individuals affected by coronavirus
Further to my article of 18 March 2020, this posting provides an update on the roll-out of the schemes for individuals affected by COVID-19 previously announced by the Chancellor and the further support measures which have since been announced. Read more

COVID-19: Update - Support available for businesses affected by coronavirus

COVID-19: Update - Support available for businesses affected by coronavirus
Following my article on 18 March 2020, this posting provides an update on the further support measures announced by the Chancellor for businesses affected by COVID-19 and the roll-out of the schemes previously announced. Read more

COVID-19: Energy Support for Vulnerable People

COVID-19: Energy Support for Vulnerable People
The Government have today agreed new emergency measures with all UK domestic suppliers to protect the domestic energy supply of those most in need during the disruption caused by COVID-19. These measure will come into force immediately. Read more

COVID-19: Support available for individuals affected by coronavirus

COVID-19: Support available for individuals affected by coronavirus
The following support measures for individuals affected by COVID-19 were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 12 March 2020 and were further extended in his Statement to the House on 17 March 2020. Read more

COVID-19: Support available for businesses affected by coronavirus

COVID-19: Support available for businesses affected by coronavirus
The following support measures for businesses affected by COVID-19 were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 12 March 2020 and were further extended in his Statement to the House on 17 March 2020. Read more

COVID-19: Latest Guidance & Local Support

COVID-19: Latest Guidance & Local Support
Given the significant acceleration in COVID-19 infections in recent days and the ever evolving understanding of the disease and potential control/suppresion measures, I thought it would be helpful to circulate the Government's latest guidance together with details of the various voluntary schemes which have been set up locally to provide help and support to those who are self-isolating. Read more

Brexit - Impact of no deal Brexit on UK farming

Brexit - Impact of no deal Brexit on UK farming
Westminster may seem a world away from the farm, but I can promise you, farmers are some of the most astute and dedicated Westminster watchers in the country. This is because they know that what happens here will affect their businesses and that the wrong choice by the wrong Minister can cause chaos. Read more