How YOU could be getting a £500 voucher to spend in Britain’s shops – Who would get one?
If he will announced the voucher scheme as part of his autumn budget is not clear.
James Smith, Research Director at the Resolution Foundation, said: “While every part of the economy has been affected by the current crisis, the stand out feature of this recession is that some areas are far more affected than others.
“Social distancing has huge implications for firms in sectors like retail, hospitality, tourism and leisure that will last into the forthcoming reopening phase.
“That is why the jobs of so many workers in these sectors are in the firing line.
“The Chancellor’s recovery package on Wednesday should reflect this unique economic challenge.
Published at Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:45:00 +0000