The government may have to extend its various Covid-19 relief schemes as the extent of the economic devastation caused by the pandemic becomes clear.

This is the view of Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) deputy chair Prof Michael Sachs, who previously headed up the Treasury’s budget office...

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