Tearing Apart Britain’s Safety Net

Alfie Stirling writes for Tribune

Alfie wrote for Tribune on how coronavirus shines a light on the huge mistake made by government in cutting a £34 billion hole in Britain’s safety net over the last decade: 

Wars cost lives, and so do pandemics. But failing to plan for recessions also risks the living standards of millions, and not just for those worst affected in the short term: to the extent that recoveries are slow or incomplete, everyone’s lively hoods are at stake.”

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