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Stamp duty, jobs and £500 vouchers? What could be in ‘mini-budget' today

28 days ago   |   By Metro

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a string of measures in his mini-budget today
The Chancellor will deliver his summer economic update - or coronavirus ‘mini-budget' - to the House of Commons today.
Rishi Sunak will unveil a cash injection worth £200 billion in total to help the economy recover in the aftermath of the pandemic.
He is expected to announce a string of measures including a plan to create new jobs for young people, the temporary scrapping of stamp duty, and a rumoured scheme to give shoppers £500 vouchers to spend on the high street.
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Coronavirus UK news LIVE: Rishi Sunak to drop stamp duty today as Leicester lockdown is extended and deaths hit 44,391

Coronavirus UK news LIVE: Rishi Sunak to drop stamp duty today as Leicester lockdown is extended and deaths hit 44,391

28 days ago   |   By The Sun

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak is reportedly planning to unveil a six-month stamp duty holiday in his mini-Budget today.
It is hoped the measure will kick start the UK's economy following lockdown, with buyers excited at the prospect the stamp duty threshold could be as high as £500,000.
Mr Sunak will also earmark 3 billion pounds on green projects as part of his plan to boost the economy, which will be announced on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that Leicester is to stay in lockdown for another two weeks , despite the infection rate falling.
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