The chancellor has been making waves on social media ahead of the budget. Not in a good way.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak leads the Downing Street press conference alongside NHS England’s medical director Professor Stephen Powis. He is expected to announce changes to the government’s furlough scheme, making employers contribute to wages of furloughed workers.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak hosts the daily coronavirus conference. He is expected to give a further update on government’s furlough scheme, which has gone live for people to apply.
Rishi Sunak was chancellor for just over a month when the coronavirus pandemic forced him to rip up his recently announced budget. Now dubbed the “coronavirus chancellor”, Sunak has had a meteoric rise through politics since becoming an MP in 2015. We look at the life of what many regard as a future prime minister.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak chairs the daily coronavirus conference as pressure mounts on the government to include rising fatalities in UK care homes in its figures. It comes after coronavirus cases were reported in 92 new care homes in the last 24 hours alone.
As the number of people who died of coronavirus increases by 938 and the government looks set to extend UK’s lockdown further, the chancellor Rishi Sunak holds the daily press conference.
The chancellor Rishi Sunak holds daily press conference on the coronavirus outbreak. A new emergency package to help self-employed workers facing financial difficulties as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is expected to be announced.
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