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Email regarding Dominic Cummings

A very substantial number of constituents have contacted me over the past few days to ask my views on Dominic Cummings. I tried my best to respond to all who emailed over the weekend, and I shall be responding to all received since yesterday afternoon with the following email.

265 Burlington Road Development Rejection Appeal

Earlier in the year Merton Council’s planning committee rejected proposals to build 456 new homes at 265 Burlington Road thanks to over 400 local residents writing in to object.

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Over the past few weeks I have been emailed by small businesses who are having problems with the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) not operating as was expected.

I have been raising these individual issues with the Treasury, the banks in question, and UK Finance.

We need a Volunteer Care Corps

As we face this crisis, there are many tales from all over the country of extraordinary individual acts of kindness and communities banding together to support others. But this won’t be enough as Matt Hancock acknowledged last night.