More than 6 million workers being paid by the taxpayer under government’s furlough scheme

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  • Figures out today show that roughly twice as many workers are being paid by the taxpayer under the government’s furlough scheme than was first predicted. (Subscribe:

    The bleak news came as the government came under fire from unions for its draft guidance on how people can safely return to work.


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