Updates from the EU

Updates from the EU

Updates from the EU

17 March 2020

Statement from the EU about a proposed change to EU state aid rules

The European Commission has sent to Member States for consultation a draft proposal for a State aid Temporary Framework to support the economy in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, based on Article 107(3)(b) TFEU to remedy a serious disturbance across the EU economy.

As the UK is in transition phase following Brexit, these changes would still apply.

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Further information

• UK Government advice in relation to travel can be found here.
• Test numbers for Covid-19 can be found here and are updated daily.
• The latest NHS updates on the Coronavirus can be found here.