Yes, they don't want people spending money in the economy anymore
I’ll just leave this here.
‘ Already, powerful government advisers have mass travel in their sights as they ponder how Britain can meet the government’s legally binding target of reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. For them, Covid restrictions have been a dry run for how our lifestyles might be curtailed in future for the good of the planet.
Yes, that would mean turning the clock back to the era when travel was so complicated and expensive that only the most dedicated and economically blessed among us would consider getting away. And as the numbers of putative passengers to Spain, say, fell, then there would be fewer flights, and those would be offered at higher prices. Throw in testing that costs as much as the holiday itself and suddenly, the sort of ordinary Brit who has come to depend on their annual dose of vitamin D wouldn’t be able to afford it anyway.’
Oh and to Sholto’s original reply….. what bloody economy?? It’s done and dusted. All over bar the shouting.
Just wait for the furlough to ‘officially’ end (if it ever does, or will it morph into some form of Universal Basic Income..) and then let’s see the fallout.
Big high street names are closed, the airline industry is on its knees, local bank branches are closing.
Do you live with your head permanently in the sand?
Now we’re talking
Use the bold function properly first.