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Unemployment in the UK hit a 10-year high

China News Agency, London, August 12 (Xinhua) – the number of unemployed people in the UK has reached a 10-year high since March, according to the latest data released by the National Bureau of statistics on November 11. The number of unemployed people in the UK has risen to 730000 since the financial crisis. Among them, the number of unemployed increased by 74000 in June and 114000 in July. In order to stabilize employment, at the beginning of the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, the British government implemented the “vacation fund subsidy scheme”, and a large number of employees who stayed at home for “vacation” were still classified as having jobs. Under the scheme, the government will pay 80% of the wages of some 8.4m UK employees, up to 2500 a month. The original plan lasted until the end of July. On May 12, British Chancellor of the exchequer, rich sunak, announced that the plan would be extended to October this year. Ruth Gregory, a British economist, said it was still “calm before the storm” and that once the program ended in October, more severe unemployment problems would emerge. President of Belarus talks about Putin: like my brother, he is not an elder who gives orders

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