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Eat Out to Help Out figures from HMRC

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HMRC has published figures today for the first week of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. 

HMRC Information Note – 11 August 2020

Eat Out to Help Out – Up to midnight on 9 August:

  • Total number of registered individual restaurant premises 83,000
  • Total number of claims made by businesses 14,000
  • Total number of individual restaurant premises claimed for 22,000
  • Total amount claimed £53.7m
  • Number of covers claimed for 10.5m

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said:

“Britons are eating out to help out in big numbers. And they aren’t just getting a great deal – they’re supporting the almost 2 million people employed in this sector.

“These amazing figures show that our plan for jobs is delivering.”

Latest HMRC Tweet: https://twitter.com/HMRCgovuk/status/1293115925466669062

According to HMRC Press Office, only UK-wide figures are available. We will publish regional and local figures as soon as we get them.

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