As the UK begins to ease lockdown restrictions, three former UK chancellors have been quizzed by MPs on the Treasury Select Committee about the effects of coronavirus on the UK economy. Alistair Darling, George Osborne and Philip Hammond were asked about the severity of the crisis versus the 2008-2009 financial crash; what measures could revive the economy; and whether taxes should increase to help pay the UK’s mounting debts. Read the full article on BBC
Watch three former Chancellors of the Exchequer on the economic impact of coronavirus
Ex-Chancellors questioned by the Treasury Committee on June 3 were Alistair Darling, George Osborne and Philip Hammond. Watch the video below.