Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak attending Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), in London in November 2021. He has now announced a new financial package for businesses hit hardest by Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak attending Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), in London in November 2021. He has now announced a new financial package for businesses hit hardest by Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: UK pledges £1 billion to support firms hit hard by Omicron, including hospitality sector

  • Nation’s finance chief Rishi Sunak says measures will help hundreds of thousands of firms; hospitality, leisure to receive £700 million of package
  • Also says further restrictions cannot be ruled out; ‘reviewing data day by day, hour by hour, keeping situation under constant review’

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak attending Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), in London in November 2021. He has now announced a new financial package for businesses hit hardest by Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak attending Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), in London in November 2021. He has now announced a new financial package for businesses hit hardest by Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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