GDP reaction: Recovery must leaves nobody behind

Responding to the GDP figures showing the UK economy shrank by a record 9.9% in 2020, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said:   “We have all seen the devastating effect Coronavirus has had in the past year and the hardship it has created, but these figures put into stark reality what a challenge we … Continue reading GDP reaction: Recovery must leaves nobody behind

GDP reaction: Recovery must leaves nobody behind

  Responding to the GDP figures showing the UK economy shrank by a record 9.9% in 2020, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said:   "We have all seen the devastating effect Coronavirus has had in the past year and the hardship it has created, but these figures put into stark reality what a … Continue reading GDP reaction: Recovery must leaves nobody behind

Heartbreaking death stats reveal ‘abject failure’ on protecting disabled

  New figures from the Office for National Statistics show disabled people make up 60% of all COVID-19 related deaths. Updated estimates of coronavirus (COVID-19) related deaths, published today, show that there were 30,296 Covid-related deaths of disabled people between 24th January and 20th November 2020 – 60% of all Covid-related deaths in that period. … Continue reading Heartbreaking death stats reveal ‘abject failure’ on protecting disabled