Category: Parliament / local MP

Maria Caulfield MP hails record-breaking package of support for UK arts and culture sector

Thousands of organisations across a range of sectors, including the performing arts and theatres, heritage, historic palaces, museums, galleries, live music and independent cinema will benefit from access to emergency grants and loans, the Government has announced. The £1.57 billion package represents the biggest ever one-off investment in UK culture […]

Maria Caulfield MP praises scale of government support for East Sussex during coronavirus

•             Total government support for local government and communities since the beginning of the pandemic is over £27 billion. •             This includes direct support for local authorities, emergency funding to support rough sleepers, business rates relief, grants for small business and support for local transport systems. •             Local authorities have […]

Seaford Head School to benefit from upgraded facilities to improve the education of children

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the announcement that Seaford Head School will benefit from funding to improve school facilities. Seaford Head School has been allocated a share of the £434 million investment, which is set to be used for a boiler replacement project and temporary building replacements. This funding will ensure […]

Further £105 million to keep rough sleepers off the streets for good

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed £105 million of additional government funding to keep rough sleepers off the streets for good. In March, government asked local authorities to bring ‘Everyone In’ and the response was outstanding. As a result, there are nearly 15,000 people accommodated in emergency accommodation, including those who […]

Lewes Constituency benefits from unprecedented measures announced by Chancellor

The Lewes constituency has received unprecedented economic support to protect jobs and businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. 9,500 jobs have been protected through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with Government grants covering 80 per cent of people’s wages, up to £2,500 a month. 4,300 self-employed people in the Lewes constituency […]