Social crisis in the United Kingdom: “The British state will go into debt to help households”

Dockers demonstrate against rising inflation in the UK, 22 August 2022. © AFP/Ben Stansall

The wake is difficult in Britain after the funeral of Elizabeth II. The deterioration of the economic and social situation is reinforced by inflation, the energy crisis and strikes in many sectors. According to many economists, the ten days of national mourning and the day off given for the Queen’s funeral will tip the country into recession sooner than expected. Decrypting the situation with Clémence Fourton, lecturer in English studies at Sciences-po Lille and author of the book Britain, a country in crisis? published by Le Cavalier Bleu.


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