Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
United Kingdom 05 05 - Health and income support GBP 195,918,200,000 242,566,768,689
United Kingdom 05A 05A - Health support GBP 10,705,400,000 13,254,380,070 Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 3 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-and-manufacturing-boost-for-uk-vaccine-programme (accessed 24 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-production-lines-will-make-millions-of-face-coverings-each-week (accessed 21 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/over-100-million-cash-boost-to-manufacture-millions-of-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine (accessed 25 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-further-boosts-chances-of-uk-receiving-covid-19-vaccine (accessed 30 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-invests-in-livingston-facility-to-bolster-vaccine-manufacturing-capacity (accessed 6 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-further-boosts-uk-vaccine-manufacturing-capacity (accessed 8 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/5-million-for-social-prescribing-to-tackle-the-impact-of-covid-19 (accessed 17 August 2020); GOV. UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-creates-new-national-institute-for-health-protection (accessed 19 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/8m-programme-to-boost-pupil-and-teacher-wellbeing (accessed 27 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-to-fund-covid-19-research-in-scotland (accessed 31 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/500-million-funding-for-quick-result-covid-19-test-trials (accessed 3 September 2020).

(i) April, GBP10 billion for the National Health Service (NHS) and other public services to tackle the virus; (ii) May 17, UK’s top researchers rapidly working to find a coronavirus vaccine will benefit from GBP84 million of new government funding; (ii) No amount/estimate: July 20, The government is setting up face covering production lines in cooperation with UK manufacturers. Ten production lines have been procured and a further ten British production lines are being made with government support. The manufacturers will produce millions of masks each week; (iii) July 23, GBP100 million will be used to fund a state-of-the-art Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Innovation Centre to accelerate the mass production of a successful COVID-19 vaccine; (iv) No amount/estimate: July 29, A deal to secure early access to a promising new COVID-19 vaccine has been announced. The agreement with GSK and Sanofi Pasteur will supply an additional 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, which means that the government has now secured early access to four different types of immunization and a total of 250 million doses; (v) No amount/estimate: August 3, Government partners with pharmaceutical and biotech organization Wockhardt to accelerate vaccine manufacturing; (vi) No amount/estimate: August 5, UK government and Valneva (global biotech company) undertake a joint investment in a vaccine manufacturing facility in Livingston. This will enable the government secure access to 60 million doses of Valneva's promising vaccine candidate; (vii) August 16, The National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) has been awarded GBP5 million in funding to support people to stay connected and maintain their health and wellbeing following the COVID-19 pandemic; (viii) August 18, The government creates a new National Institute for Health Protection, which will have a single command structure to advance the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; (ix) August 25, GBP8 million to boost pupil and teacher well-being [update]; (x) August 28, The UK government is investing GBP8.4 million in COVID-19 immunology research projects, including at the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee [update]; (xi) September 3, New GBP500 million funding package will be invested in next generation testing technology and increased testing capacity [update].

United Kingdom 05B 05B - Income support GBP 185,212,800,000 229,312,388,618 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (acessed 15 May 2020); Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 3 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/3fFvSoU (accessed 31 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/30ZVSXZ (accessed 5 June 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/2AUxUCH (accessed 18 June 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/2VfDs1O (accessed 24 June 2020); Financial Times. https://on.ft.com/2NerwsH (accessed 20 June 2020); Department for the Economy. https://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/news/ps56million-available-alleviate-student-hardship-additional-ps14million-announced (accessed 2 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-unveils-200-million-package-to-help-innovative-businesses-bounce-back (accessed 6 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/651/overview (accessed 6 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rishis-plan-for-jobs-will-help-britain-bounce-back (accessed 9 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/157-billion-investment-to-protect-britains-world-class-cultural-arts-and-heritage-institutions (accessed 12 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-confirms-allocations-of-500-million-additional-funding-for-councils (accessed 18 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/jenrick-launches-266-million-housing-fund-for-vulnerable-people (accessed 2 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pay-rises-for-doctors-police-and-more-in-the-public-sector (accessed 22 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/scotland-wales-and-northern-ireland-receive-additional-coronavirus-funding-guarantee-from-uk-government (accessed 25 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/councils-awarded-800-000-to-build-on-digital-advances-made-during-pandemic (accessed 28 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/20-million-in-new-grants-to-boost-recovery-of-small-businesses (accessed 30 July 2020); GOV. UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dowden-jump-start-for-uks-leading-creative-industries (accessed 30 July 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/apprentices-to-get-jobs-boost (accessed 3 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-100m-zoo-animals-fund-opens-for-applications (accessed 4 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/support-for-working-families-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19-given-an-extra-boost (accessed 5 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/20-million-to-improve-small-business-leadership-and-problem-solving-skills-in-the-wake-of-coronavirus (accessed 8 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-help-on-offer-for-disabled-people-working-from-home-during-the-pandemic (accessed 19 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/1-3-billion-investment-to-deliver-homes-infrastructure-and-jobs (accessed 20 August 2020); Department for the Economy. https://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/news/new-law-ensure-furloughed-employees-receive-full-redundancy-payments (accessed 20 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/transport-secretary-launches-new-acceleration-unit-to-speed-up-transport-infrastructure-projects-and-build-back-better-from-covid-19 (accessed 21 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-productivity-institute-part-of-37m-investment-to-boost-uk-wage-growth-and-living-standards (accessed 21 August 2020); Department for the Economy. https://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/news/minister-launches-experience-development-programme-tourism-providers (accessed 27 August 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-payment-for-people-self-isolating-in-highest-risk-areas (accessed 28 August 2020); Department for the Economy. https://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/news/dodds-announces-apprenticeship-recovery-package-plan (accessed 3 September 2020),

(i) March 20, VAT payments of around GBP30 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2020 are deferred until 2021; (ii) April: (a) Employment support: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (GBP42 billion; as of June 4, estimate was GBP54 billion), Self-employed income support scheme (GBP10 billion; as of June 4, estimate was GBP15 billion) (b) Household Support: Statutory sick pay support (GBP1 billion), Welfare package (GBP7 billion; as of June 4, estimate was GBP8 billion), Local authority funding to support vulnerable people (GBP0.5 billion); Suspending benefit recovery (no amount yet); (c) Business support: Small business grant schemes (GBP15 billion), Business rates package (GBP13 billion), Off-payroll working delay extension to private sector by 1 year (GBP1.2 billion), VAT on e-publications - early introduction (GBP0.1 billion, June 4); (d) Funds for devolved administrations (GBP3.5 billion = GBP1.6 billion local + GBP1 billion Scotland + GBP0.6 billion Wales + GBP0.3 billion Northern Ireland.); (f) Railway services operation (GBP3.5 billion); (iii) April 8, Charities across the UK will receive a GBP750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during COVID; (iv) May 23, GBP15 million to support the Citizens Advice Service during COVID-19 pandemic ; (v) May 29, the Self-Employment Support Scheme is extended until August, but government contribution will be slowly tapered from 80% of the salary in June to 60% in October; (vi) June 9, GBP38 million support package for debt advice providers so they can continue helping people affected by COVID; (vii) June 19, Schools will receive GBP1 billion to help pupils catch up after coronavirus and provide for a national tutoring program; (viii) May 19 & June 23, GBP2.4 million funding to alleviate student hardship; (ix) June 24, GBP105 million to keep 15,000 vulnerable people off the streets during coronavirus pandemic; (x) June 29, GBP200 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to help businesses drive forward cutting-edge new technology and recover from the impacts of coronavirus. This funding, delivered through Innovate UK, forms part of a wider GBP750 million package of grants and loans announced in April; (xi) July 5, Cultural and heritage organizations to be protected with GBP1.57 billion support package (https://bit.ly/31mnuVD); (xii) July 8, Plan for Jobs includes: (a) GBP9.4 billion: Job Retention Bonus, (b) GBP2.1 billion Kickstart Scheme, (c) GBP1.6 billion in scaling up employment support schemes, training, and apprenticeship. August 1, A new online and telephone support - Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices (ReSSA) is launched, (d) GBP8.7 billion infrastructure package, decarbonization, and Grenn Homes Grant, (e) GBP0.5 billion: Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, (f) GBP4.1 billion: Reduced rate of VAT for hospitality, accommodation and attractions, (g) GBP3.8 billion: Stamp Duty Land Tax temporary cuts (https://bit.ly/31kFRuf) ; (xiii) July 16, Allocations for individual councils to help deliver essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic (GBP500 million); (xiv) July 18, GBP266 million housing fund (https://bit.ly/3ieuBWX); (xv) July 21, No amount/estimate: Nearly 1 million public sector workers (e.g., police officers, teachers, doctors, etc.) will be given above-inflation pay increases; (xvi) July 24, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales will receive a minimum of GBP3.7 billion in additional funding (https://bit.ly/2DyzXxm); (xvii) July 27, Councils are given GBP800,000 so they continue to modernize and improve delivery of public services, as they respond to COVID; (xviii) July 30, GBP20 million new funding for smaller businesses to recover (https://bit.ly/3idRV7x); (xix) July 28, GBP500 million to assist film and television production struggling to secure insurance for COVID-related costs; (xx) August 3, GBP100 million funding for zoos and aquariums, which need support following a drop in income due to COVID; (xxi) No amount estimate: August 5, Working parents eligible for Tax-Free Childcare whose incomes have fallen below the minimum requirement due to COVID will continue to receive financial support until October 2020; (xxi) GBP20 million to improve small business leadership and problem-solving skills in the wake of coronavirus; (xxxiii) August 5, GBP1.3 billion Funds to deliver up to 45,000 homes, create up to 85,000 jobs and upgrade skills and infrastructure to help fuel a green economic recovery; (xxxiv) No amount/estimate: August 13, New law to ensure furloughed employees receive full redundancy payments; (xxv) No amount/estimate: August 18, Disabled people can now benefit from financial support to work from home, thanks to an extension to the Access to Work scheme; (xxvi) August 21, ‘Acceleration Unit’ launched to speed up delivery of transport projects. This coincides with around GBP360 million of investment to build back better from COVID-19; (xxvii) August 21, A new productivity institute is announced to boost wage growth and living standards. This new institute in Manchester will boost ground-breaking research to explore how to increase productivity, boost wages, and support the economic recovery. Government's share is GBP30 million; (xxviii) No amount/estimate: August 24, Economy Minister has launched a new tourism program to provide financial assistance up to GBP200,000 to support tourism providers [update]; (xxix) No amount/estimate: August 27, New payment for people on low incomes in areas with high rates of COVID-19, who need to self-isolate and can’t work from home [update]; (xxx) August 27, There is an additional GBP17.2 million funding to help bolster local apprenticeship system as it battles the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic [update].

United Kingdom 05 05 - Health and income support GBP 156,792,000,000 194,124,531,545
United Kingdom 05A 05A - Health support GBP 10,084,000,000 12,485,023,318 Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 3 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-and-manufacturing-boost-for-uk-vaccine-programme (accessed 24 May 2020).

(i) April, GBP10 billion for the National Health Service (NHS) and other public services to tackle the virus; (ii) May 17, UK’s top researchers rapidly working to find a coronavirus vaccine will benefit from GBP84 million of new government funding.

United Kingdom 05B 05B - Income support GBP 146,708,000,000 181,639,508,227 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (acessed 15 May 2020); Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 3 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/3fFvSoU (accessed 31 May 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/30ZVSXZ (accessed 5 June 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/2AUxUCH (accessed 18 June 2020); GOV.UK. https://bit.ly/2VfDs1O (accessed 24 June 2020); Financial Times. https://on.ft.com/2NerwsH (accessed 20 June 2020).

(i) March 20, VAT payments of around GBP30 billion for the second quarter of 2020 are deferred until 2021; (ii) April: (a) Employment support: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (GBP42 billion; as of June 4, estimate was GBP54 billion), Self-employed income support scheme (GBP10 billion; as of June 4, estimate was GBP15 billion) (b) Household Support: Statutory sick pay support (GBP1 billion), Welfare package (GBP7 billion; as of June 4, estimate was GBP8 billion), Local authority funding to support vulnerable people (GBP0.5 billion); Suspending benefit recovery (no amount yet); (c) Business support: Small business grant schemes (GBP15 billion), Business rates package (GBP13 billion), Off-payroll working delay extension to private sector by 1 year (GBP1.2 billion), VAT on e-publications - early introduction (GBP0.1 billion, June 4); (d) Funds for devolved administrations (GBP3.5 billion = GBP1.6 billion local + GBP1 billion Scotland + GBP0.6 billion Wales + GBP0.3 billion Northern Ireland.); (f) Railway services operation (GBP3.5 billion); (iii) Apri 8, Charities across the UK will receive a GBP750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak; (iv) May 23, GBP15 million to support the Citizens Advice Service during COVID-19 pandemic (advice and information on a range of financial, legal, and consumer issues); (v) May 29, the Self-Employment Support Scheme is extended until August, but government contribution will be slowly tapered from 80% of the salary in June to August to 70% in September and 60% in October; (vi) June 9, GBP38 million support package for debt advice providers so they can continue helping people affected by COVID. The Money and Pensions Service will oversee the allocation of the funds, including to charities, for debt advice, and other money guidance services [update]; (vii) June 19, Schools will receive GBP1 billion to help pupils catch up after coronavirus and provide for a national tutoring program for disadvantaged students hit most by school closures [update]; (viii) June 24, GBP105 million to keep 15,000 vulnerable people off the streets during coronavirus pandemic [update].

United Kingdom 05 05 - Health and income support GBP 137,450,000,000 170,177,157,386
United Kingdom 05A 05A - Health support GBP 10,000,000,000 12,381,022,727 Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 3 May 2020).

(i) April, GBP10 billion for the National Health Service (NHS) and other public services to tackle the virus.

United Kingdom 05B 05B - Income support GBP 127,450,000,000 157,796,134,659 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (acessed 18 April 2020); Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 18 April 2020).

(i) March 20, VAT payments of around GBP30 billion (1.4% of GDP) for the second quarter of 2020 are deferred until 2021; (ii) April: (a) Employment support: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (GBP42 billion), Self-employed income support scheme (GBP10 billion) (b) Household Support: Statutory sick pay support (GBP1 billion), Welfare package (GBP7 billion), Local authority funding to support vulnerable people (GBP0.5 billion); Suspending benefit recovery (no amount yet); (c) Business support: Small business grant schemes (GBP15 billion), Business rates package (GBP13 billion), Off-payroll working delay extension to private sector by 1 year (GBP1.2 billion); (d) Funds for devolved administrations (GBP3.5 billion = GBP1.6 billion local + GBP1 billion Scotland + GBP0.6 billion Wales + GBP0.3 billion Northern Ireland.); (f) Railway services operation (GBP3.5 billion); (iii) Apri 8, Charities across the UK will receive a GBP750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak.

United Kingdom 05 05 - Health and income support GBP 137,450,000,000 170,177,157,386
United Kingdom 05A 05A - Health support GBP 10,000,000,000 12,381,022,727 Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 3 May 2020).

(i) April, GBP10 billion for the National Health Service (NHS) and other public services to tackle the virus.

United Kingdom 05B 05B - Income support GBP 127,450,000,000 157,796,134,659 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (acessed 18 April 2020); Office for Budget Responsibility. https://obr.uk/download/coronavirus-reference-scenario-charts-tables/ (accessed 18 April 2020).

(i) March 20, VAT payments of around GBP30 billion (1.4% of GDP) for the second quarter of 2020 are deferred until 2021; (ii) April: (a) Employment support: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (GBP42 billion), Self-employed income support scheme (GBP10 billion) (b) Household Support: Statutory sick pay support (GBP1 billion), Welfare package (GBP7 billion), Local authority funding to support vulnerable people (GBP0.5 billion); Suspending benefit recovery (no amount yet); (c) Business support: Small business grant schemes (GBP15 billion), Business rates package (GBP13 billion), Off-payroll working delay extension to private sector by 1 year (GBP1.2 billion); (d) Funds for devolved administrations (GBP3.5 billion = GBP1.6 billion local + GBP1 billion Scotland + GBP0.6 billion Wales + GBP0.3 billion Northern Ireland.); (f) Railway services operation (GBP3.5 billion); (iii) Apri 8, Charities across the UK will receive a GBP750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak.