Wet-led Pub Grants and other cabinet office updates
Cabinet Office Update
Please see below for today’s COVID-19 key announcements and updates, which include the Grant for Wet-led Pubs, Assets for Tiers from Public Health England, Festive Travel, the First UK COVID-19 Vaccine, Counter Terrorism Policing’s Winter Vigilance campaign and the Northern Powerhouse Minister’s blog.
Grant for Wet-led Pubs
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (Tuesday 1 December) an additional £1,000 Christmas grant was available for ‘wet-led pubs’ in tiers 2 and 3 that will miss out on business during the busy Christmas period.
As a reminder, details of the available business support can be found here.
Assets for Tiers from Public Health England
For new tiering assets from Public health England, please see here.
As a reminder, details of the restrictions under each tier can be found here.
People thinking about going abroad over the festive period should read the following advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), which can be found here.
First UK Vaccine for COVID-19
The first COVID-19 vaccine for the UK, developed by Pfizer/BioNTech, has been approved today for use following a thorough review carried out by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). For full details, see here.
Counter Terrorism Policing’s Winter Vigilance campaign
Counter Terrorism Policing are launching their annual Winter Vigilance campaign next week.
From Monday (7 December), please use the toolkit found here.
Northern Powerhouse Minister’s blog: A green industrial revolution for the north
Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, has published his latest blog. Do take a look here.