As part of his work on the Treasury Select Committee, Anthony Browne MP questioned the Rt Hon Baron Darling of Roulanish, the Rt Hon George Osbourne CH, and the Rt Hon Phillip Hammond on how they would respond to both the crisis and the upcoming programme of recovery.
Anthony Browne, MP for South Cambridgeshire, welcomed the announcement that Cambridgeshire County Council is set to benefit from a £2,874,000 emergency active travel grant for fast-track plans for new walking and cycling lanes
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting us very deeply, both collectively and as individuals. Some have lost their lives. Some have lost loved ones in the most difficult circumstances. Everyone has seen normal life change profoundly.
Having a passionate national debate now about specific future tax and spending plans is like having a debate about how to fund the restoration of Notre Dame while it is burning down. It is too early for many reasons, but mainly because we just don’t know yet what the shortfall is.