£6,000 for struggling businesses doesn’t touch the sides.
In this crucial Christmas week, venues are losing on average £46,000. For the West End theatres shutting their doors it’s closer to £250,000. And it’s not just businesses affected, Hornsey & Wood Green is home to so many freelancers in the arts and creatives industries who’ve been forgotten throughout the pandemic.
This package is too little, too late. I’ve written to the Chancellor today to urge him to do more.