Opinion

JANE CLIFTON: Rushing to recover

Jane Clifton
Fri, 26 Jun 2020

Jane Clifton
Fri, 26 Jun 2020
Now the queasy inertia of lockdown is over, it’s only natural for people to be in a tearing hurry to get the economy’s dags rattling again. What’s somewhat unnatural is the government’s apparent belief that it can move big public infrastructure projects that have existed on paper so old it’s yellow and foxed, to suddenly being “shovel-ready!”, as the new catch-cry goes.The Opposition is making a fair case that, whatever the press release says, some of the big projects are still actually only “pres...

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