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Delivering what was promised

The speed at which Coronavirus has transformed our lives has been unprecedented, and that has had a significant impact on our local business community.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Goes Live

A government pay scheme, covering 80% of furloughed employeesโ€™ salaries, up to a maximum of ยฃ2,500 per employee, per month, has gone live today, with employers in Burnley able to claim online.

The Best of Burnley

Along with the rest of the country, I was shocked and saddened to hear the news earlier this week that the Prime Minister had been moved into Intensive Care due to his Coronavirus symptoms worsening. This is a stark reminder to all of us that this disease can affect any one of us.

Safety of all Workers is Key

This is a very difficult time for us all and as you can imagine I have received a substantial amount of correspondence on COVID-19, something which has meant working around the clock to get back to everybody who has contacted me.

Antony Higginbotham MP to host Burnleyโ€™s first Facebook Live Surgery Q&A

During the Covid-19 outbreak I'veย been unable to conduct face to face surgeries and so amย running a live question and answers session on Facebook at 6pm this coming Thursday. Questions are already being submitted on my Facebook page which can be found by searching โ€˜Antony Higginbotham MPโ€™.