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Cost to economy of lockdown could be “price worth paying”


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Julian Jessop quoted by The Times

Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement of new national lockdown, IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop estimated that the cost to the UK economy could be 10 percent of GDP, or £18 billion every month.


Quoted by The Times, Julian Jessop added that “on balance this could be a price worth paying” to prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths and the NHS being overwhelmed.


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