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Depending on how things go, we may look back at the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme as the first step towards a second coronavirus lockdown, for the half-price discount scheme didn’t encourage a “return to normal”; it encouraged extravagant levels of eating out.
History shows that governing parties lose support when jobs are lost. Large increases in unemployment due to coronavirus will make life difficult for Johnson in the months ahead.
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.
Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds was understandably sceptical of Rishi Sunak’s claims to be “helping the poorest the most”, but Tories are moving in the right direction.