10 Mar 2020

Covid-19: National Party calls business support 'flat footed'

From Morning Report, 6:51 am on 10 March 2020

The National Party is calling for more urgency when it comes to supporting businesses affected by Covid-19, describing the government's attempts so far as "startlingly flat footed".

Yesterday Grant Robertson announced some of the government's plans to offset the economic impact of the virus, saying a "tailor-made" response is needed to deal with the unique situation.

Paul Goldsmith is National's finance spokesperson.

He speaks to Corin Dann.