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Coronavirus: Ian Blackford calls on the Treasury to step in to help workers

2 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

SNP boss Ian Blackford will ask Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak to implement a five point plan to protect workers from the fall-out of the coronavirus outbreak at a Downing Street meeting this morning.
The Chancellor has been under increasing pressure from the SNP, Lib Dems, Labour, unions and even senior Tory MPs to do more to help workers and the stalling economy weather the crisis.
Mr Blackford, who is due to meet the prime minister at 11.30am, has warned that unemployment could go through the roof and poverty could soar - unless a wide-ranging multi-billion package is urgently...
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