With Rishi Sunak set to announce the 2021 budget tomorrow, people that have been excluded from financial support during the Covid-19 pandemic will be waiting to hear whether they can finally expect anything to come their way.

11 Months On For Those Excluded From Covid Support

“Look again at the response taken in Australia to a single positive Covid case. If you can’t imagine Scotland doing the same when a city here records a single case outwith quarantine, then I’m afraid that we’ll be back in another national lockdown against all too soon.”

Analysis: Welcome to the Hotel Covid

“It takes more than a headline to change a country. The policies must match up too. And this is where the government all too easily slips back into old language, old rhetoric and old ideas of the old ‘normal’ of the pre-pandemic world.”

Analysis: Scottish Budget 2021-22