Asked on BBC TV* about economic policy post-coronavirus, Research Director Laura Gardiner warned against wholesale change of the old normal. Government should support current jobs and firms, particularly in sectors where many young people start their careers.
But Ms Gardiner was clear that promoting ‘sectors of the future’ such as social care and decarbonisation was also vital. More on prospects for young….
Great contribution. We also liked @lauracgardiner on next phase policy: try & ride 2 horses
🐎 support old normal jobs as necessary
🐎 promote ‘sectors of the future #socialcare decarbonisation @resfoundation https://t.co/sHd2EpHWko
— Reigate&BansteadCA (@ReigateandBCAB) August 7, 2020
Laura Gardiner’s economic diagnosis and prescription easily makes our campaign for a revaluation of essential work including social care, Key Workers:True Value See also Resolution Foundation A new settlement for the low paid, June 2020.
* BBC 2 Newsnight 06/8/20