AQW 26010/17-22 – Financial support for COVID Status Certification

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what financial support will be made available to businesses negatively impacted by the introduction of COVID Status Certification in Domestic Settings. [Priority Written]

Minister of Finance: A significant amount of support has been provided by the Executive to the sectors affected since the start of the pandemic including £515 million of business rate support and grant payments from my Department worth almost £450 million.

It would be for the lead Department to bring any case for additional support to the Executive.