Covid-19: Social and Economic Inequalities - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:13 pm on 26th October 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Penn Baroness Penn Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 1:13 pm, 26th October 2020

The Government are conscious of this. We distinguish between short-term help during the pandemic—where the extra support we are putting into families and livelihoods will prevent the worst outcomes that could occur during this recession—and the medium term, when we will need to get the public finances back on to a sustainable footing.