Newly appointed British Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has been hailed a hero by social media users after he announced “unprecedented measures for unprecedented times”.
Within minutes of his speech this evening, Sunak was praised for coming to the rescue of workers in the UK. He said that the government will pay up to £2,500 per worker each month to businesses. He pledged his “responsibility” to protect people’s jobs and incomes.
He said, “Today I can announce for the first time in our history the Government is going to step in and pay people’s wages.
“The actions I’ve taken today represent an unprecedented economic intervention to support the jobs and incomes of the British people. Unprecedented measures for unprecedented times.”
Social media users spoke highly of Sunak by trending “Rishi For PM”, while “Boris and Rishi” was also mentioned a number of times.