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IPSA and COVID-19

There is a contingency budget for office staff equipment and associated because not all of our staff team work from home and have their own appropriate IT equipment. It is there if and only if is needed and it has to be accounted for, quite rightly.

COVID-19 Support for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Over recent weeks the Government has announced measures to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) and these have seen people’s day-to-day life be drastically altered. These changes are essential to beat coronavirus and protect our NHS.

COVID-19 Constituents Currently Abroad

We've recently had positive updates from a few people already making it home who we have been supporting from Mid Sussex back safe from Ecuador, Peru and New Zealand - lots more to do but some relief and positive news for local families and I am hopeful this update will mean more safe returns. 

COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment and Testing

Update: 7th April: 

The Health Secretary committed to carrying out 100,000 tests a day by the end of April and has issued a call for more manufacturers to produce new ventilators - the first arrive to the NHS next week and thousands more are on the way. 

Self-Employment and COVID-19

The Prime Minster said this Government we would do whatever it takes to protect people’s jobs and incomes.

Update to Train Schedules - COVID-19

Govia Thameslink Railway is in the process of introducing a revised timetable from Monday 30 March 2020 with the aim of ensuring services remain as sustainable as possible during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and scenario of reduced passengers and potentially reduced staff availability, especiall