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UK's tighter Covid-19 restrictions may keep economy depressed

They may negate impact of Chancellor Rishi Sunak's new job support scheme and unemployment may continue to rise

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Mr Sunak posing with his 'Winter Economy Plan'. He estimates that the cost of the state support measures which begin in November will be £300 million a month, or £3.6 billion over six months.

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THE Bank of England (BOE) is expected to boost the supply of money further to supplement UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak's new measures to help businesses and workers ride through the novel coronavirus pandemic.

But many economists believe that the government's tighter Covid-19...

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