Coronavirus: Wirral West Resources

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During the coronavirus outbreak, my team and I are working remotely and are on hand to help constituents with any issues they may have. If you want to raise an issue with me, please call 0151 792 3416 or email

Below is a list of links to resources which may be helpful to you during the coronavirus outbreak. Please be aware that this information is subject to change so do continue to check the relevant sites regularly.

The Government’s dedicated coronavirus website has the most up to date and comprehensive guidance on the coronavirus outbreak, including on social distancing, self-isolation, employment and education:

For NHS advice and guidance on coronavirus, visit:

Wirral West

Emergency Food Hub

Wirral Council and community food providers have set up an Emergency Food Hub to make sure vulnerable residents don’t go hungry during the Covid-19 outbreak. People in need of emergency food can contact the hub via the website or call the Covid-19 helpline on 0151 666 5050 and arrange to have food delivered to them. 

Local sources of support in Wirral West

Wirral Council has set up a Covid-19 helpline to provide help and advice to residents needing support with their day-to-day needs and for people wishing to volunteer. Call 0151 666 5050 or visit

Age UK Wirral are offering additional support for elderly and vulnerable people during the Covid-19 outbreak, including assistance with shopping. Call 0151 482 3456 or visit

Helplink provide transport, practical support and friendship for the elderly and vulnerable. Call 0151 648 3322, email or visit

Tranmere Rovers in the Community is providing assistance with shopping and prescriptions, and also offers a befriending service. Call 0151 609 3325 or email

Covid 19 Mutual Aid is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups throughout the UK who are organising mutual aid during the Covid-19 outbreak. They focus on providing resources and connecting people to their nearest local groups. Visit for more information.

Citizens Advice Wirral Ask Us Wirral information and advice service is being delivered by phone or email and includes specialist benefits, debt and housing advice. Call 0300 33 00 111 or complete the webform

Businesses, Employment and Benefits Coronavirus Business Support To find out how to access the support that has been made available to employees  and businesses during the coronavirus outbreak, visit:

Wirral Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Business Helpline provides all businesses and organisations in Wirral  with a one stop shop for information and guidance. Call the Chamber on 0151 650 6982 or email:

ACAS employment advice for employees and employers: call the helpline 0300 123 1100 or visit

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB):

Liverpool City Region Growth Company Covid-19 Business Advice

Self Employed The government has introduced a Covid-19 Self Employment Income Support Scheme that offers a grant of up to £2,500 per month for the self-employed, who meet certain criteria. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, visit:

Self-employment and Universal Credit For more information and to check if you are eligible visit:

Citizens Advice For information on benefits and self-employment visit the Citizens Advice website:: 


Travel Advice

The coronavirus outbreak has caused major travel disruptions throughout the world.

If you are a British Citizen who is abroad and wanting to return to the UK, visit the Foreign Office Travel Advice page for the country you are in. Instructions on how to get home are available on the Travel Advice pages for each country, particularly the ‘Return to the UK’ page. 

You can also subscribe to travel advice email alerts for your destination for the latest information and advice from the Foreign Office.  I would also recommend following the nearest Embassy or Consulate on social media.

If you are a Wirral West resident and you are having difficulty arranging travel home, get in touch with my office at Please include the following details in your correspondence to me:

Full name
Passport number
Contact number
Address in UK
Address abroad