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Leader of Council Pledges No Borough-Wide Lockdown

Leader of the Council Mohammed Khan has pledged to avoid a Borough-wide lockdown if further measures are necessary to bring the spread of Covid-19 under control.

Conservative campaigner Martin Kerry asked the following question of Cllr Khan at the Council Forum:

Huge Govt Support for Blackburn with Darwen Revealed

Government support made available to residents of BwD via the Council or to the Council itself to help deal with Covid-19 is a huge £79.732m.

The figures were revealed in the Council’s Covid-19 Finance Report. The government support includes:

Rishi Sunak's Plan for Jobs: Speech in Full

Our plan for jobs is about supporting people to find the jobs that are out there, creating new jobs through investing in our infrastructure and housing, and finally protecting jobs by revitalising the hard-hit sectors upon which many jobs depend.