Getting through the Covid-19 pandemic will require markets as well as strong government

Covid-19 is a major shock to our system. With the UK speeding towards lockdown and much of Europe in similar or worse straits, this crisis — as with most crises — is causing people to look to their governments.

This is both understandable and necessary. Rishi Sunak’s excellent pledges (and performances) last week reassured tens of millions of households, at a time when many are worried about what the next few months will bring. With more essential support in the pipeline, including for the self-employed, it is clear the government is not shying away from intervening — nor should it.


Read the full article by our Head of External Relations, Callum Price in City AM

Date Added: Tuesday 24th March 2020