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Britain’s unemployment figures can’t be trusted

15 February 2024

3:46 AM

15 February 2024

3:46 AM

Britain’s unemployment statistics are unreliable, and the Office of National Statistics is experimenting with a new method of counting the number of people out of work. Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, said as much this afternoon while giving evidence to the House of Lords Committee on Economic Affairs.

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