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Chancellor Speaks In Commons @ 1230BST On Household Financial Assistance


Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to deliver a statement to the House of Commons at around 1230BST (0730ET, 1330CET). Sunak is expected to announce further gov't measures to assist households amidst rising inflationary pressures.

  • Steven Swinford at The Times tweets: "Exclusive: Rishi Sunak to announce lump-sum payments worth up to £600 for 8.4million households on means-tested benefits. It's on top of new £400 discounts on energy bills for every household. Sunak's package today thought to be in excess of £30billion"
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  • See 1021BST bullet for further UK gilt info.

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