Rishi Sunak has mountains to climb but he can rise to the challenge, says SIR ROBBIE GIBB

AT THE start of the COVID-19 crisis, Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised that political dogma would not stand in the way of doing "whatever it takes" to support the British economy. Meeting that commitment has seen him launch the biggest state intervention since the Second World War - a £190billion grant package to protect millions of jobs and shore up thousands of businesses.

Whether it's enough remains to be seen but it is a gamble that, one way or another, will secure Sunak's place in history. Last week, he was responsible for the Government having a relatively rare array of near universally good coverage after his "mini Budget" bailout of an extra £30billion. Certainly, there is something rather trendy about the 40-year-old. But behind the image is a team of strategists, designers and marketing experts – headed by his director of strategic...
source: Express

2020-07-13 14:53
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