Lancashire Times covers Mark Littlewood’s lockdown warning


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The Lancashire Times has reported on IEA Director General Mark Littlewood’s comment on the economic risk a delay to June 21 ‘freedom day’ will pose to the UK economy.

Mark argued: “The government aren’t just moving the goalposts. They are playing a wholly different sport.

Initially we were told lockdowns were needed to prevent the NHS being overwhelmed. Now the justification is a rise in an infection rate for a variant of the virus, even though virtually every vulnerable person has been fully vaccinated.

The economic cost of postponing freedom day could amount to £1bn a week“.

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