Intervene in contingency market by January to save 2021 events, government told

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An open letter asking for the UK government to underwrite a Covid-19 contingency insurance product has been described as “a last throw of the dice” to save the 2021 entertainment and sporting calendar by one of the campaign’s architects.

The letter, which was signed by the heads of several major sporting and cultural event organisers as well as 15 MPs and six peers, was sent to Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital

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