Thursday, 16th April, 2020

Our containment of the COVID-19 virus appears encouraging, with the curve flattening. But the lockdown is coming at significant cost to the economy, and we need to ensure we get the maximum benefit in containing the virus from that economic sacrifice. The Government is acutely aware of the hard trade-offs it faces, and our political leaders are in the unenviable position of bearing the burden of deciding what path will minimise overall health and social costs. Read the full report here.