Rishi Sunak vows to put 'foot on accelerator' in message to Express readers

RISHI Sunak is promising to "put the foot on the accelerator" in driving forward his economic recovery plan after official figures confirmed the UK has plunged into the deepest recession on record.

In an article for the Daily Express, the Chancellor admits the Government is “grappling with something never seen before” in tackling the downturn caused by the coronavirus lockdown. But he insists the “resolve and creativity of the British people” will ensure the country overcomes the crisis.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics yesterday showed the UK’s economic output (GDP) shrank by more than a fifth in the...
source: Express

2020-08-13 00:38
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