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UK's big spending offer small spark to economy, but also huge debts

Many business people fear that the government is on course to borrow £350b this year

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So far, Mr Sunak's (above) bumper £190 billion Covid-19 bailout has made him the most popular UK finance minister since Gordon Brown at the beginning of the Millennium.

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UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is doing his utmost to boost the British economy and spending, but economists are beginning to fret about the debt surge.

So far, Mr Sunak's bumper £190 billion (S$333.6 billion) Covid-19 bailout has made him the most popular UK finance minister...

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