“Unlikely” the Eat Out to Help Out scheme was a sensible use of £849 million
Christopher Snowdon quoted by The Times
Mark Littlewood quoted by Conservative Home
Julian Jessop quoted by The Telegraph
IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop told The Telegraph: “Some of the cash will have subsidised meals that would have been bought anyway. Some of the rest may simply have diverted spending from other activities. We will never know for sure, but it seems unlikely that this was a sensible use of £849 million.”
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