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Will Sunak’s welfare reforms get more people back into work?

19 April 2024

7:19 PM

19 April 2024

7:19 PM

Chancellor Rishi Sunak had days to design the furlough scheme. Once lockdown became mandatory in spring 2020, it was a race against the clock to figure out how to protect against mass unemployment while still keeping the incentive for people to return to work when it was legal to do.

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