Rishi Sunak forced to offer multibillion-pound job package as Covid fears mount

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Chancellor announces new support deal amid concerns over mass unemployment

Rishi Sunak was forced into unveiling a last-minute multibillion-pound package for business and workers amid fears of mass unemployment and anger over lack of government support.

Moving to appease worried hospitality sector leaders and northern Tory MPs as more parts of the country are put under stringent coronavirus measures, the chancellor said he would expand the new furlough scheme to protect jobs through a difficult winter.

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