Poorest will benefit most from chancellor’s financial aid

Twice as much of the £15 billion cost-of-living support package, announced by Rishi Sunak on Thursday (26 May), will go to the poorer half of households than the richest 50%, analysis of the measures has shown. The Resolution Foundation think tank said households in the lower half of the income distribution scale will benefit from two thirds of the additional support awarded by the chancellor of the exchequer.

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