4 Jun 2020

Tough choices for politicians over country’s finances due to coronavirus

As we begin to emerge slowly and nervously from lockdown, many people are asking whether this moment of collective trauma could become an opportunity for national renewal.

But the collapse in economic output has torn through the country’s finances.

Tough choices loom. Choices which could set the tone of our politics and society for the next decade at least. So which way should we jump?

Here’s our business and global trade correspondent Paul McNamara.