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Financial and Social Emergency Support Package

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:34 pm on 25th March 2020.

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Photo of Rupa Huq Rupa Huq Labour, Ealing Central and Acton 1:34 pm, 25th March 2020

I completely agree with my right hon. Friend’s approach and the fact that we should all give a socially distant hug to care workers, and to those in other parts of the economy with precarious employment and housing situations. Does he agree that, against the background of the biggest crisis we will ever know, we need a collective approach, and that policies such as nationalising the railways, providing economic stimulus to kick-start our economy, and free broadband do not look so outlandish after all?