UK Politics

Sunak riding high north of the border

BY Mutaz Ahmed | tweet mutazahmd   /  7 August 2020

Rishi Sunak is still a Conservative superstar, his popularity remaining sky-high throughout the pandemic. In Scotland today, the Chancellor will tout the fact that his coronavirus support package is paying the salaries of around 900,000 furloughed Scottish workers. It is indeed one of the few elements of the British response that does not include a small-print about separate rules set by devolved administrations. 


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