Dr Alan Shipman
Total 4 Posts
The Government needs a strong enough boom to ensure the re-opening of jobs that ends the need for further furloughs. But if jobs don’t return for long enough to repay their furlough cost, Sunak will be accused of spending lavishly just to postpone unemployment for a year.
Boris Johnson says he wants to get on top of the UK’s productivity problem, but the job measures in the summer statement could take the country in the opposite direction.
The question is: how long will Rishi Sunak last?