Rejected petition Give Welsh business the restart grants in line with England and Scotland.
Your actions are making Welsh businesses less competitive than our counterparts across the border and damaging the Welh economy.
This practice is threatening jobs in Wales.
In the budget Rishi Sunak announced restart grants up to 18k for locked down businesses, and has given money to the Welsh Government to offer a similar grant.
The Welsh Government are the only ones who have not helped small businesses.
Why was this petition rejected?
There’s already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue, or if the Petitions Committee has considered one in the last year.
The Petitions Committee is already considering a petition on this issue:
Match the funding for small businesses during lockdown with England - including the restart grant https://petitions.senedd.wales/petitions/244758
Details of the Committee’s consideration of this issue can be found here: https://business.senedd.wales/ieIssueDetails.aspx?IId=36867&Opt=3
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