Michael Gove: No extra support for firms hit by lockdown extension

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Businesses hit hardest by the extension to lockdown are not due to receive any additional financial support, Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove told GB News.

The Conservative MP defended the decision to delay Freedom Day, and added the government had factored a delay to lockdown easing into the existing financial support package.

Asked by The Great British Breakfast about whether businesses such as nightclubs and bars would receive additional support, Mr Gove said: “The first thing is when it comes to further and lots of other financial support that runs into September.

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