Rishi Sunak, U.K. Finance Minister, Wins Praise For Staying Calm During Covid

LONDON — It’s been a tough year for front-line politicians in Britain. Few have impressed as the country battles a rampant coronavirus outbreak and continues its never-ending Brexit saga.

Except, that is, for Rishi Sunak.

The young, well-dressed finance minister was little known until recently, and only entered Parliament in 2015. On Wednesday, he will again make headlines outlining his updated economic forecast for the coronavirus-battered country.

Sunak has already pledged over 200 billion pounds ($267.56 billion) to fight the Covid-19 crisis and is due to announce extra investment to ease pressure on the health service and counter a surge in unemployment. Read more…..


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