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NEWS

Five years of tax rises and spending cuts necessary to pay for Government’s lockdown

The Office for Budget Responsibility has forecast that between £21billion and £46billion will need to be raised by 2025 to pay for the Government’s lockdown. Yesterday, the Chancellor admitted that borrowing is expected to hit £394billion this year as the economy shrinks by 11.3 per cent, the worst recession in more than 300 years — Mail

Nicola Sturgeon breaks ‘four nation’ Christmas coronavirus plan and lays out stricter rules for Scotland — Express

Professor Carl Heneghan says ‘it will be hard to justify tougher tiered restrictions’ when national lockdown ends as Covid cases are plummeting — Mail

Older viewers turning away from BBC — Times

President Donald Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn — National Review

COMMENT

Britain is facing ruin, but deluded Tories are still refusing to accept it — Allister Heath, Telegraph

£16,000 for every household… how will we pay it back? — Alex Brummer, Mail

It’s liberal hysteria to think cutting foreign aid will turn Britain into an international pariah — Douglas Murray, Telegraph

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Edited by Kathy Gyngell

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