Letters for financial support

22nd April 2020 / News archive

22 April 2020

Councillor Sandie Webb, Leader and Mark Smith, Chief Executive of Chippenham Town Council have written to Michelle Donelan, the local Member of Parliament for the Chippenham Constituency and Councillor Philip Whitehead, the Leader of Wiltshire Council.

The letters are written with regard to funding to help cover the loss of income during the COVID 19 pandemic, due to the closure of facilities and the loss of commercial income. Councils in the principal sector have now been allocated £3.2B of ancillary financial relief, council’s in the parish sector have not been allocated any additional funding to date. Wiltshire Council’s share of the recent £1.6B funding announced on Saturday 18 April 2020 was £11.5M.

Letter to Michelle Donelan

Letter to Philip Whitehead