Timeline of events

16th April

Government confirmed lockdown restrictions to continue for "at least" another three weeks

17th April

Government furlough scheme extended by 1 month

25th March

Parliament shuts temporarily

23rd March

Prime Minister introduces three measures as part of “stay at home, stay safe” campaign

19th March

Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.1%

19th March

UK schools close

11th March

Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.25%