The comments made by Anneliese Dodds, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, on 5 November 2020.
The Bank of England’s new forecast shows the huge economic costs of the Government’s last-minute scramble to catch up with events.
Labour called three weeks ago for a short, effective circuit breaker. Instead we got weeks of delay that will be counted in lost lives and livelihoods.
The Bank of England has had to step in once again because of the Government’s inability to get a grip on the health and economic crisis.