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Foundations for recovery

Simon Miller
Simon Miller
Member for economic growth and housing development, Waltham Forest Council
Covid19: Ask of Government ● May 5, 2020

There is no doubt that we are going to need massive financial stimulus for recovery. There will be a smaller number of organisations that will survive this crisis in relatively good condition, because we worked at the right time to make sure they can continue to work and continue to generate revenues. But that’s not going to be the case for many.

We are going to have to look very, very carefully as a borough at what we borrow, what we invest and support. We are not talking small sums of money. We are talking, potentially, very large sums of money: multiple tens of millions.

At Waltham Forest we ha...

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