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Lockdown likely to hit GDP by “at least 5 per cent”


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Annabel Denham writes for the Sunday Express

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Mark Littlewood quoted in the Daily Mail

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Julian Jessop quoted in the Financial Times

As the Financial Times reported a second national lockdown delivered a blow to hopes of an economic recovery in the UK, Julian Jessop – IEA Economics Fellow – gave his thoughts on the damage.

Julian stated that although the damage would likely be lessened by the continued opening of schools and business preparedness, if the damage were only a fifth as bad as the first lockdown it would still mean a hit to GDP of at least 5 per cent.

Read the full piece here.



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