Rishi Sunak is on the Rise – New York Times

Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, Sophia Gaston, spoke to the New York Times about the rise of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, and the current politics of the Parliamentary Conservative Party.

Sophia said: “The chancellor has been in the privileged position of playing Father Christmas throughout the pandemic, one of the few politicians bearing gifts rather than taking them away.”

“Tax rises are on the horizon,” she added, “and he will soon have to take tough decisions about which industries to prop up and which parts of the electorate to shield from the worst of the pandemic’s economic hit.”

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New York Times