Professor of Public Policy, Diane Coyle, has published* what she calls “a brutal snapshot” of the UK’s need to “build back better”.
Discussing national resilience in the Financial Times last month, she highlights 3 “home truths” exposed by the pandemic:
Prof. Coyle says a focus on GDP and cost-cutting has led to “key workers being all too often paid the minimum wage” and “public services that will take years to rebuild after coping heroically with the pressures of the pandemic”.
Prof Coyle’s analysis of the lessons of coronavirus is added to our campaign for a revaluation of essential work post-Covid – Key Workers:True Value
* Building back better requires systemic shifts, Diane Coyle, Financial Times, 30/07/20