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Old 20-11-2017, 03:58 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by velma View Post
Delusional Chancellor, Philip Hammond claims, there is no unemployment in the UK.

“Where are all these unemployed people? There are no unemployed people. We have created 3.5m jobs since 2010. This economy has become a jobs factory.”

In fact, there are about 1.42 million unemployed people in the UK and many more who are underemployed and would like more hours.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...mmond-tv-gaffe

John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor asked, "What world is he living in?"
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.
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