Spending Review offers glimpse into future direction of travel - but are more plans coming down the track?

Mixed reaction to government's plans

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Investment Week editor Lauren Mason

Last Wednesday (25 November), Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced in the latest Spending Review that the UK's economic crisis has "only just begun", despite positive vaccine-related and health-related news over recent weeks.

As a result of unprecedented fiscal spending in order to cope with an unprecedented crisis, borrowing is set to reach 19% of GDP by the time the year is out - the highest level in peacetime history...

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