Coronavirus: Could the UK adopt a German-style jobs scheme? – BBC Newsnight

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    Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to make an announcement about what happens after the furlough scheme expires at the end of October. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The move comes after mounting pressure on the government. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg says Mr Sunak has been considering different forms of wage subsidy and will announce more financial help. He is understood to be looking at options including a salary top-up scheme, similar to those already operating in France and Germany. The Treasury has also announced there would be no Budget this autumn. Newsnight Political Editor Nick Watt reports. #BBC #Newsnight #BBCNews Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight

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