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Britain is too sick

7 March 2024

5:38 AM

7 March 2024

5:38 AM

Britain is running out of workers. The UK population may be growing, but the share of that population that is economically active is falling. More than 9.2 million working-age adults are out of the labour market today, and the number is growing.

This might be the biggest story in today’s Budget, and certainly one that deserves more attention from politicians and businesses alike.

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