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Johnson Vows No Austerity

UK PM Boris Johnson unveiled plans over the weekend to help support the economy in the ongoing post-lockdown recovery.

Further easing of the lockdown restrictions is due to be announced over the coming days. Ahead of the July 4th date for the next review of conditions, the PM reassured the UK that it will “not go back to the austerity of 10 years ago”.

Infrastructure Spending to Increase

Speaking with UK journalists over the weekend, Johnson said:

“We’re going to make sure that we have plans to help people whose old jobs are not there anymore to get the opportunities they need.”

Johnsons went on to say that his government will be “doubling down on leveling up” its infrastructure spending in a bid to “build our way back to health”.

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Johnson’s comments come at a crucial time as the nation, and the market, watches with bated breath as the UK lockdown eases further.

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