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Bridget Phillipson: Employment support schemes 'have more holes than a Swiss cheese'

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Bridget Phillipson: Employment support schemes 'have more holes than a Swiss cheese'

Bridget Phillipson: Employment support schemes 'have more holes than a Swiss cheese'

The chancellor’s employment support schemes “have more holes than a Swisscheese”, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Bridget Phillipson hasclaimed.

Responding, Rishi Sunak told MPs that “we will continue to do what ittakes to protect this economy and people’s livelihoods”.


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