ALEX BRUMMER: Enjoy it while you can… we cannot live on Rishi Sunak’s giveaways forever

No Chancellor in modern times has faced the looming horror of mass unemployment that scarred this country and the world economy in the 1930s. But this is precisely what Rishi Sunak’s unprecedented measures yesterday were designed to stave off. As what has been called the ‘first phase’ of the pandemic comes to an end, the … Read more

Sunak ‘can’t afford big giveaways’ 

Sunak ‘can’t afford big giveaways’ By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 | Updated: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 Rishni Sunak could have little room for major tax giveaways in this week’s Budget, according to a group of influential economic analysts. The ITEM Club forecast a surplus of just £5billion … Read more