Welcome for extra £600m to fight pandemic

Chancellor of the Exchequor Rishi Sunak MP

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has given a warm welcome to an announcement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer that an extra £600m will be coming to Scotland to help in the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Mr Cameron, a Highlands and Islands MSP,  said: “Our public services are under unprecedented pressure keeping us as safe as possible and we are all incredibly grateful for everything that is being done.

“However, this costs money, and I therefore very pleased that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has made the announcement that substantial extra funding is being made available.

“At a time like this, it is right that the full resources of the United Kingdom are mobilised in this fight and that includes our financial resources.”

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