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Celebrating Victory in Europe Day - 75 Years On

Today is Victory in Europe Day. 75 years on, we remember our people's long defiance against Hitler and Nazi aggression, leading to the victory of freedom that day. We will never forget it.

Mark Welcomes New Support For Dairy Farmers

Mark Pritchard MP has welcomed the new support offered by the Government to dairy farmers in Shropshire and across the country whose businesses have been affected by the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

In response to the news, Mark said:

NEW BOUNCE BACK LOANS FOR BUSINESSES

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced the following extra support for UK businesses:

1. Loans worth 25% of turnover, up to £50,000

2. Government paying interest for the first 12 months

3. 100% government guaranteed

4. No red tape or test of viability

Mark Backs Kindle Campaign to Fight Loneliness

The Coronavirus crisis has many people isolated and cut off from friends and family.

While it can be tough to stay at home all day, for many people it can mean being alone in care homes or hospital, with no visitors and limited entertainment.

LATEST NEWS - Government Announces Support for Self-Employed

• The Government will pay self-employed people across the whole UK who have been adversely affected by Coronavirus a grant worth 80 per cent of their average monthly profits over the last three years, up to £2,500 a month, for three months.