How are Britons faring since coronavirus hit the economy?

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The Guardian revisits people who spoke to us on ‘budget day’ to ask them how the crisis has affected their finances

Official figures show that the UK economy contracted by 2% in March, as the lockdown brought many industries screeching to a halt. Households have been hit by job losses and furloughing, and forced to adjust to working from home and balancing schooling with all of life’s other demands. The Guardian has revisited some Britons who we last spoke to on the day the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered the 2020 budget, before lockdown, to see how they have fared since.

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