Lucinda Creighton: The government seems to think cheap money is here to stay

The planning behind our ’outdoor summer’ mantra was sorely lacking, and so too it seems is the economic planning behind our post-pandemic recovery

6th June, 2021
Lucinda Creighton: The government seems to think cheap money is here to stay
‘How much thought, detailed planning and foresight have gone into the economic planning for our post-pandemic recovery?’ Picture: Niall Carson

We have been warned repeatedly over the past 15 months about the need for caution, personal responsibility and a guarded approach to the Covid-19 pandemic. Health officials have taken to Twitter to scold us over some of our more spontaneous behaviour, and accused young people of engaging in “V-Day” type celebrations.

In fairness, it is difficult not to have sympathy for those people, many of whom have been confined to small bedrooms for work...

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