Mini-Budget: 5 things you need to know from Rishi Sunak’s speech from eat out discount to stamp duty

Rishi Sunak has pledged to “protect, support and create jobs” and get pubs and restaurants “bustling again” as he unveiled a package to kickstart the economy’s recovery.

The Chancellor announced a VAT cut, stamp duty holiday, restaurant vouchers and a suite of measures to boost hiring as part of his mini-Budget.

Watch the video for the key announcements made by Mr Sunak.

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In This Story: Rishi Sunak

Rish Sunak is a British Conservative Party MP, who was originally elected as a Member of Parliament in the Richmond (Yorks) constituency in 2015, despite having a limited political background.

His father-in-law is billionaire founder of Indian IT giant, Infosys, NR Narayana Murthy.

Sunak experienced a meteoric rise, first to be selected for the “safest” Conservative seat in the UK, without having ever contested an election; he would later become the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in under five years.

Brief Biography Here.

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