Rishi Sunak will face questions from MPs on the influential Commons Treasury committee this week over his spend now, pay later budget plan to combine emergency Covid support schemes with the biggest tax rises since 1993. The chancellor has faced criticism for not going far enough with tax and spending measures to tackle global heating. Critics warned that the UK’s new national infrastructure bank was likely to make little impact. Sunak will be grilled on why he did not do more.
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