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Spending Review: What we learned from Sunak's speech in two minutes

1 month ago   |   By BBC

BBC News takes a look at Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Spending Review, plus reaction to his announcements.
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Spending Review 2020 - Steps in the right direction, but opportunities missed

Spending Review 2020 - Steps in the right direction, but opportunities missed

1 month ago   |   By Cancer Research UK

Today, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out the UK Government's spending priorities for the next year.
It was an opportunity to lay the groundwork for the Government to meet its commitments to improve cancer survival and to enhance the UK's place as a global leader in research, as we've written about before .
With investment for the NHS and more investment in research, the commitments outlined today are a step in the right direction. But they're only a first step. More investment is needed in coming years for the NHS, and more details on whether investment in research includes money to...
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Expert reaction to the UK Government's Spending Review for 2020, as announced today by Rishi Sunak

1 month ago   |   By Science Media Centre

In a speech today, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the UK Government's Spending Review for 2020.
Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser, Chief Executive, UK Research and Innovation, said:
“We welcome today's Spending Review which signals a clear national ambition for research and innovation, building on the Government's R&D roadmap.
“At a time of unprecedented economic challenge, it recognises the vital role research and innovation will play in addressing immediate issues created by the coronavirus pandemic and in helping create a sustainable and more inclusive knowledge economy for the...
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