cutting hundreds of thousands of jobs as the coronavirus crisis continues to shake the UK economy.
But some Conservative MPs, including former Brexit Secretary David Davis, say this would impede recovery and are warning they will resist this or any similar moves. They have been told they risk expulsion from the parliamentary party if they vote against the Budget.
Nearly 700,000 shops, restaurants, hotels, hair salons, gyms and other businesses in England, will be eligible for the so-called "restart grants", to be distributed directly to firms by local authorities from April. It will replace the current monthly grant system.
A spokesperson for steel union, Community, said: "There's no doubt these reports are concerning and, on behalf of our members, we are pressing the company for answers. Liberty Steel UK is a crucial strategic business and we are ready to work with the company and the...