Retailers will be able to access one-off lockdown grants of up to £9,000 per store as part of a £4.6 billion package of measures announced by the Chancellor.

Business leaders will this week join politicians and senior trade association officials to agree the key impacts of Covid-19 on the furniture and furnishings sector in the hope of bolstering Government support for the industry.

Mike Wood, MP for Dudley South since 2015, is the new chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the furniture and furnishings industry.



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