I’m currently self-isolating, working from home, following notification yesterday that someone who I had recently met had tested positive for Covid-19. I’m complying with the guidelines, am working full time and will be participating in Parliamentary Questions and Statements on a virtual basis.
Peter Aldous welcomes the PM’s cautious approach to ending lockdown and seeks confirmation that the plan is co-ordinated with the forthcoming Budget with support for badly affected businesses in sectors such as hospitality and the £20 uplift to universal credit.
Peter Aldous welcomes additional support for local councils in the short term, but calls for the implementation of the fair funding review to deliver fairer settlements for councils all around the country and tackle the funding gap.
Peter Aldous calls for an urgent review of the police funding formula to bring Suffolk in line with similar counties, properly taking into account the levels of wages and incomes, and as part of a fair and transparent levelling-up process.