This House of Commons Library briefing paper outlines temporary measures to assist homeowners to manage their mortgage payments during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. It considers lenders’ obligations towards homeowners who are struggling with their mortgage payments, outlines possible sources of advice for mortgagors, and discusses the mortgage support schemes that were introduced in response to the 2008 financial crisis.
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Having left the EU, the government is setting up for an independent UK state aid or ‘subsidy control’ regime, based on WTO rules. This briefing sets out the background of the new approach and the negotiations on state aid with the EU.
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