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Editorial Sunak¡¯s rescue plan depends as much on public health as economics

Editorial: The British economy has not known such a grim outlook since the 1970s. The chancellor thinks he can spend his way out of the Covid-19 crisis ¨C but will it work?

John Rentoul Rishi Sunak has strengthened his claim as Boris Johnson¡¯s successor

Despite being the richest MP in the House of Commons, the chancellor is still a more credible leader than the PM, John Rentoul observes