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  • Let me ask you a question.

  • What is the cost of a lock down?

  • What is the cost off a lock down?

  • We've heard about the benefits we've heard about the lives that we are saving the cases that are not being transmitted.

  • But what is the rial cost?

  • Well, there's a study out today from the Lega Tomb Institute that shows us just one aspect of those costs.

  • And it's this.

  • An additional 700,000 people in the UK have now gone below the poverty line because of Kobe.

  • Ah, 120,000.

  • Those people are Children Now 15 million people in the UK are below the poverty line.

  • That's 22% of the population.

  • But it gets worse in London, where 28% of our citizens 2.5 million Londoners are currently living below the poverty line.

  • And a chunk of those people are there because of this lock down efforts and its disproportionate response to the virus.

  • But it gets even worse at certain boroughs in the city, for example, of tower Hamlets, six in 10 Children are in poverty six and 10 Children.

  • And yet what did our current mayor of London do, he said.

  • All boroughs go as one in tow.

  • Lock down, he said.

  • All 32 boroughs, when only half were actually hitting the metrics that qualified, is locked down.

  • This is a month ago, he said.

  • We all go is one shutting the economy down and pulling more families and Mawr Children into poverty.

  • This is only one of the many, many, many costs to these agendas of our politicians to shut our economy down When the evidence doesn't present it, The science says our hospitality sectors can open.

  • The science says our gyms can open this science shows us we can do this safely and protect the strong by getting them back toe work.

  • And yet our leaders, our mayor of London, shuts the whole place down, and we start to see some of the effects in our mental health in our younger generation be a lost generation in our physical health because people are missing appointments.

  • Three million people missed cancer appointments for the NHS because of lock down, and now we're seeing it in poverty and now in our younger people six and 10 Children in poverty.

  • That's unacceptable for the city of London, And if we continue thes draconian, lock down measures, it's going to get worse and worse and worse and again, you always have to outweigh or weigh the cost versus the benefits.

  • And some studies have shown that the cost benefit ratio of this lock down currently is 10 toe one, as in, we're gonna pay 10 x the amount off whatever we're saving now in terms of lives were gonna pay 10 times that in terms of more lives lost people in poverty, mental health, depression, businesses that can never come back, lively hoods that can never come back.

  • This is the rial damage to our country.

  • And it's what our chancellor recently called deep scarring of the economy, which manifests itself in so many ways.

  • One of them is our Children go poor.

  • And I'm stating this because we have to understand.

  • Yes, we have to make hard choices right now by getting this city in this country back toe work.

  • And yes, there will be a price to pay.

  • But is that price much better?

  • Thank the long term damage that we're going to see from this lock down, and I say yes, you know that's true.

  • all the guests I've had on London Real from Harvard professors.

  • Two Nobel Prize winners have all said the same thing.

  • The lock down is the wrong thing, which is why my policy of get London back toe work is resonating so well with the nine million citizens here.

  • And it's something we all know deep inside.

  • It's the right thing to Dio.

  • We know we can do it.

  • So let's elect leaders that allow us to get London back toe work.

  • Leave your comments below.

  • Let's make this change.

  • Let's get all these Children out of poverty.

  • This is unacceptable.

  • You and I are responsible.

  • Let's make the change.

  • Thank you.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/30
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