Coronavirus: Barclay on government help for self-employed

Self-employed people have not been forgotten when it came to financial help during the coronavirus emergency, the chief secretary to the Treasury has said.

Stephen Barclay told MPs delivering a policy was “complex”, and there would be no rush to a scheme “that begs more questions than it answers”.

He was answering an urgent question in the Commons from acting Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey.

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