He said: “If you are following government advice and working from home, then you will be saving fuel costs. Please donate your saving of one day’s commuting costs to the Rainy Day Trust.
“Our finances are coming under increasing strain as demand for our help increases, but donations are falling fast. We understand fully that your focus is on your business, but we need every penny to help the people that work alongside you.
“Please donate your commute today at https://www.justgiving.com/rainydaytrust. Thank you.”