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2/23, 10:49 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Sunak: Update on govt's Plan for Jobs next week

British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak stated on Tuesday he would "set out the next stage" of the government's Plan for Jobs, introduced to protect work positions amid the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, next week.

According to Sunak, the strategy would include the "support we'll provide through the remainder of the pandemic and our recovery." "Every job lost is a personal tragedy. "That's why throughout the crisis, my focus has been on doing everything we can to protect jobs and livelihoods," he said.

Sunak's comments come after the Office for National Statistics revealed the unemployment rate in the United Kingdom stood at 5.1% in December.

Breaking the News / JR