Tuesday 28 July 2020 / 8:36 PM Bridget Phillipson / Economy

Bridget Phillipson responds to Steve Barclay admission that further targeted economic measures may be necessary

Bridget Phillipson MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, responding to Steve Barclay’s speech to Tory think tank Onward, in which he accepted that further targeted measures may be necessary to support sectors of the economy in trouble, said:

“Steve Barclay has admitted what everyone already knows: the one-size-fits-all Tory economic policy simply won’t match the challenges we face ahead.

“We urgently need tailored support for the sectors that need it most. It shouldn’t have taken the Government months to work this out.”