7 May 2020

Budget won't be final say on government's response to covid-19

From Midday Report, 12:42 pm on 7 May 2020

Finance Minister Grant Robertson has signalled this year's budget won't be the final say on the government's response to Covid-19. In a speech to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce via videolink today,

Mr Robertson described the Budget process as being in the shadow of 1-in-100 year shock to our society and economy - and far from business as usual - with the much of the government's original plans for the Budget on ice.

​Political reporter Yvette McCullough speaks to Māni Dunlop.