In my last column I said that I was not sure that many people had understood the implications of the biggest economic downturn in centuries. Despite the continual flow of grim economic news I am afraid that this is still the case. There appears to be great deal of denial around.
Like you all, I am currently living through this unprecedented period of “lockdown” at home. Although frustrating, it is the only way we can beat this terrible pandemic, and then return to life as normal.
Barely a month ago I, as Chairman of the Association, was in the office with Alex and Diana for our weekly catch up. We discussed the arrangements for our Westminster Club dinner, the agenda for our AGM.