Coronavirus leads to scrapping of three-year Spending Review

By Michael Burton and Dan Peters | 21 October 2020

Plans to create a three-year settlement for public spending have been abandoned as latest figures show the havoc coronavirus is wreaking on the public finances.

Next month’s Spending Review, which normally would plan for the next three years, will instead focus on one year due to the economic chaos created by the virus.

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