Rishi Sunak unveils new multi-billion pound Covid support package

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Rishi Sunak unveils new multi-billion pound Covid support package” – below is their description.

    Calling it a plan to support the British people, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a multi-billion pound package of financial support to help workers and firms struggling to stay open despite the coronavirus restrictions. The chancellor has quadrupled the size of the job support scheme, less than a month after he first announced it – and up to 150,000 firms in England will be eligible for monthly cash grants. But although widely welcomed by businesses, there’s been fury from northern regions which have already been living under similar restrictions for months.

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

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    Sunak experienced a meteoric rise, first to be selected for the “safest” Conservative seat in the UK, he would later become the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in under five years.

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