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Rishi Sunak: autumn statement will be based on ‘fairness’ – video

In a press conference at the G20 summit in Bali, the British prime minister has said he does not believe Brexit is to blame for the UK’s economic woes, highlighting instead the legacy effects of the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ‘Every country will have its own idiosyncratic things, but those are the overwhelming dominating factors,’ said Rishi Sunak.

Taking a swipe at the financial chaos unleashed by Liz Truss’ short-lived mini-budget, he also reiterated his point that the upcoming autumn budget would be rooted in ‘fairness’ and ‘compassion’. 

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