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Rescue plan covers 80% of UK employment and business turnover - Sunak

Downing Street COVID-19 news conference in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's finance minister said on Thursday that the government's loan guarantee schemes for small and large firms cover 80% of employment and business turnover across the country.

"That still does leave a small 20% gap in the middle - we are finding ways to try and address that gap as well," Rishi Sunak said at the government's daily press conference.


(Reporting by Elizabeth Howcroft, editing by Estelle Shirbon)