Tuesday 17 March 2020 / 8:41 AM Uncategorised

John McDonnell: We need an unequivocal statement from the Chancellor that people’s incomes will be protected and that businesses will be fully supported

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, speaking ahead of a statement by Rishi Sunak, said;

“We need an unequivocal statement from the Chancellor today that people’s incomes will be protected and that businesses will be fully supported to prevent any going out of business as result of the virus, and it has to be on a scale sufficient to meet this crisis.

“There must be no small measures. The Chancellor must get this right.”