During prime minister's questions, Ian Blackford, MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, warned an estimated 1.7m workers were at risk of losing their income and had been waiting on the "same promises" for weeks without any results.
Defending his government, Boris Johnson said there were "particular complexities about the self-employed" which had delayed the process.
Earlier today FTAdviser revealed fraudsters were attempting to capitalise on the confusion by targeting the self-employed in a scam that began circulating as the coronavirus lockdown got underway this week.
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