Council Leader calls on Chancellor to support Portsmouth


Council Leader, Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson wrote today to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to support Portsmouth. The letter calls on the Chancellor to:

  • Support high streets by abolishing business rates for small retailers

  • Keep the welcome £20 uplift in universal credit (currently due to end in April)

  • Support a green recovery with investment in solar power and insulation. (Portsmouth is the leading council for solar panel investment)

  • Invest in the next generation by supporting early years giving children the best start before joining school

 

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