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Competition Time with Flick!

Children across the world have been sharing their lockdown drawings, their hope and creativity is so heartwarming.

Flick says: "It's inspired me to run a competition throughout May for children in Meon Valley.

Home schooling - Share your views!

Flick is asking the government to address local concerns about home schooling, and I want to hear about your views. Visit her website and share your experiences of teaching your children from home during the lockdown.

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Hampshire Music Service - A special online message!

As he captured the hearts and minds of the nation, Hampshire Music Hub couldn't let Colonel Tom Moore's 100th birthday pass without a musical tribute. So here, recorded in isolation, are the teaching and support staff of our Music Service, and members of Hampshire County Youth Choir

Business Grants

Retail, hospitality or leisure businesses could qualify for a grant of £10k or £25k, depending on the rateable value of their property.

If you own a business and receive a business rates bill but don’t pay anything, you could still qualify.

Your chance to ask a question!

Flick says, "Are you tired of listening to the wrong questions being asked at the daily press conference?

Coronavirus Testing Update

MP Flick Drummond reports, "Great news - we now have capacity to offer tests to anyone who has to leave their home to work, anyone aged 65 and over who have symptoms, and anyone in their households who are symptomatic. Tests are available across the country."

Wages for furloughed workers

MP Flick Drummond says, "Wages for furloughed employees are now being paid through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme a week after claims opened.
Payments for claims made on 20th April are in employers’ bank accounts as of today.