Boris Johnson to unveil latest coronavirus recovery plan echoing former US President

BORIS Johnson is due to unveil plans for a £5 billion "infrastructure revolution" this morning in a speech which he has dubbed "Rooseveltian".

This is a reference to policies set out by US President Franklin D Roosevelt in the 1930s, who set about rebuilding the US economy following the Great Depression.

In his announcement this morning, Johnson is expected to place a new emphasis on infrastructure in post-pandemic Britain, urging the country to “build, build, build”.

He is expected to comment on constructing homes, fixing the NHS and tackling a shortage of skilled jobs in the...
source: Express

2020-06-30 04:32
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