Sheffield news Budget 2021 Live - Rishi Sunak sets out his Covid recovery spending plans MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Chancellor is due to set out his budget plans for the year ahead this lunchtime
Breaking News ! The 2021 budget is set to be one of the most significant - and scrutinised - for years, as the government tries to chart a course towards economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The Chancellor is already extend furlough to September, and is tipped to extend the Stamp Duty cut and other Covid support by three months, and the £20-a-week Universal Credit uplift by six months. But the announcements will cover everything from duty fuel to grants for businesses suffering in the lockdowns.
.30pm, when Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak stands up to deliver the statement in the House of Commons. Check back later for updates as it happens, and reaction.
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