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Old 03-03-2018, 03:38 PM   #17
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Perhaps the zero hours contract comes into this as people may be technically classed as working even if they get no hours. They would be on benefits top ups. Fact is, there are unemployed people but politicians are blind to simple realities of life.
The gig economy is a heaven-sent opportunity for these crooks to massage statistics. And you're right, if you have a zero-hours contract you fall under the 'employed' category and your poverty can be used to bolster scum like Hammond's rhetoric.
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