Chancellor unveils measures to boost Britain's Covid-19 recovery
Rishi Sunak unveiled a plan for jobs in a £30 billion mini-budget he said was designed to get the country through the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.Here are the main points of the package.
National Cadet Corps (NCC) members expressed happiness as the Combined Annual Training Camp commenced in NCC camping ground Nagrota in Jammu. The training camps started following all SOPs of COVID-19. Around 165 cadets are participating in the ten day camp. Cadets are being trained in handling weapons, obstacle, physical exercise, drill, map reading and other trainings.
Considering the COVID situation, Moradabad Railway Station allowed vendors to sell packed food. Railway administration directed vendors to strictly follow guidelines. Passengers travelling on long routes hailed the move.
For many businesses and workers in the struggling hospitality sector, the support announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak has come too late, but for others, the new scheme could yet be a lifeline. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Asked how the job support package would be paid for, Rishi Sunak said therewould be “difficult” decisions in the future, during a press conference atDowning Street. Rishi Sunak said the extension of the VAT cut would add around£800 million to the existing £2.5 billion cost of the measure. He confirmedthat the Job Support Scheme would be around £300 million a month for eachmillion employees involved.
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Rishi Sunak has outlined new financial support for workers and businesses at a Downing Street press conference. The chancellor also warned "for at least the next six months the virus and restrictions are going to be a fact of our lives". Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said he could not promise that “everyone can go back tothe job that they used to have”. At a Downing Street press conference he said:“We obviously can’t sustain the same level of things that we were doing at thebeginning of this crisis, but nor would it be right to do so either, becausethe situation has evolved.
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