26 Mar 2020

Chancellor announces help for self-employed people – as world economy reels from coronavirus

Political Editor

115 new coronavirus deaths have been reported in the UK – as the government says millions of self-employed people will soon be able to claim up to £2,500 a month from the government.

With the world economy reeling from the moves to hold back the virus, Boris Johnson joined a conference call of G20 leaders where they discussed coordinating support plans.