“It’s a bit like a car hitting a wall at high speed,” says Peter Dixon, UK economist at Commerzbank. “You will wreck the car and you don’t just walk away.
“There will be lots of scars. A lot of people will lose their jobs, a lot of people will be furloughed and incomes are going to dry up.”
Two months ago Rishi Sunak was a little-known junior minister unwittingly about to be thrown into the centre of a once-in-a-lifetime economic crisis. Now the fate of millions of jobs and thousands of businesses hangs on the success of his mission to