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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.

Boris Johnson unveils a New Deal for Britain

The Prime Minister this morning set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery post-coronavirus, and delivering on our manifesto pledges to level up the entire countr