West Dunbartonshire Council are tonight attempting to ameliorate – take the heat out of – the tsunami of reputational damage that has come their way over their handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Jackie Baillie added: “Whilst no amount of money can recompense for the loss of a loved one, this will help ease the immediate financial burden.
Nicola Sturgeon says it may well be “too early” to lift lockdown after 7 May
“It is concerning that so many are experiencing such levels of anxiety and the fact that abuse of shop workers has doubled is an ugly result of this crisis.
Plans to scrap VAT on e-books and e-newspapers have been significantly fast-tracked in a boost to readers and publishers during the coronavirus outbreak, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (April 30, 2020).
Charities have already warned that the severity of domestic abuse is likely to increase during lockdown as many victims have lost access to time away from abusive situations through school, family or work.