Financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure

While Government restrictions make the normal operation of Residential Centres impossible, we implore them to provide financial assistance to help this viable & worthwhile industry survive this period of forced closure.

14,310 Signatures

Status: Open
Opened: 19 Oct 2020, 11:03 a.m.
Last 24 hours signatures : 116
Estimated Final Signatures: 19,205

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Recent Documents related to Financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure

1. NPIs table, 17 September 2020
12/10/2020 - Government Office for Science (GO-Science)
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Found: 1 Inter vention Stay at home order Closure of leisure and hospitality sectors as well as non

2. Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers and Obligations of Undertakings) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
21/12/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: EnglandThe Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers and Obligations of Undertakings)

3. Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020
03/07/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: EnglandThe Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020Madeat 10

4. Draft options for regional or local coronavirus interventions
24/07/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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5. Support for tourism, leisure, hospitality and the arts
19/10/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: that many of the businesses in these sectors had viable business models and were flourishing before the

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure

1. Fairs and Showgrounds
17/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: there have been some changes to normal practice in order to support the new call list system and to ensure - Speech Link
2: constituency. They are small business owners who support the local economy, putting on seasonal fairs from - Speech Link

2. Business and Planning Bill
13/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: a highly contentious Bill. This weekend, the Government said that we should go back to work; perhaps - Speech Link

3. Public Health Restrictions: Government Economic Support
13/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on economic support available to individuals and businesses - Speech Link
2: the Chancellor set out further measures to support local authorities through the crisis. On Friday, the - Speech Link
3: the Chancellor announced his sink-or-swim job support scheme, design faults in which are already leading - Speech Link

4. Tourism: Covid-19
10/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: That this House has considered support for the tourism industry after the covid-19 lockdown.Tourism - Speech Link
2: our fantastic tourist destinations—more than our normal domestic tourism expenditure. That should start - Speech Link

5. Business and Planning Bill
06/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Prime Minister’s speech of 30 June, when the Government announced that we would launch a planning policy - Speech Link

6. The Future of the High Street
10/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: that this Government are unwavering in our commitment to support our high streets and town centres in the - Speech Link
2: perhaps continue a bit further.We value the support of trade bodies and representative organisations - Speech Link
3: economic support is one of the most generous and comprehensive in the world. The Government announced - Speech Link

7. Covid-19: Restrictions on Gyms and Sport
23/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Members that there are some changes to normal practice in order to support the new call list system and ensure - Speech Link
2: e-petitions 333869 and 309851, relating to Covid-19 restrictions on gyms and sport.It is an honour to - Speech Link

8. Covid-19: Performing Arts
13/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to provide further assistance to performing arts companies - Speech Link
2: announced a £1.57 billion support package for key cultural organisations, to help them through this pandemic - Speech Link
3: of freelance workers, including performers, who make up 70% of the sector’s workforce. Many of them have - Speech Link
4: particular challenge for freelancers. The package will support cultural institutions, which means the physical - Speech Link

9. Business and Planning Bill
29/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: we put our arms around businesses to provide them with support to protect our people’s livelihoods at - Speech Link
2: my right hon. Friend’s efforts, particularly to help small businesses. I have noticed in Lincolnshire - Speech Link
3: during the Olympics, and that was about ensuring support for businesses and consumers. But as I said, that - Speech Link

10. Coronavirus: Supporting Businesses and Individuals
23/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House calls on the Government to support businesses and individuals still struggling - Speech Link
2: cent reduced rate of VAT for three months after restrictions are lifted or for another six months, whichever - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure
1. Outdoor Recreation: Coronavirus
asked by: Lord Smith of Finsbury
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide support for residential outdoor activity centres  that are at risk of closure because of the restrictions put in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Outdoor Education: Coronavirus
asked by: Tom Tugendhat
... what financial support he plans to make available exclusively to outdoor education and residential centres forced to close as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Outdoor Education: Coronavirus
asked by: Justin Madders
... if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of sector specific support for outdoor educational residential centres in response to the effect of ongoing covid-19 restrictions on those centres.

4. Archery: Coronavirus
asked by: Luke Pollard
... what plans he has to provide additional financial support for outdoor archery clubs during the period of new national covid-19 lockdown restrictions from 5 November 2020.

5. Coronavirus: Wales
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
... (b) other employment support and (c) an adequate level of financial support for outdoor residential centres.

Latest Questions

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Without the government's assistance, there is a very real danger that the industry will not survive.

This is an unthinkable outcome for the millions of people who will lose out on the life changing experience gained from visiting these centres. For many, this will be the first and only time they are involved in the activities on offer. It is vital the industry receives support now so it can be ready for when the time is right to open. The outdoor industry can play a key role in helping improve people's physical and mental health which have been so negatively affected by this pandemic.

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