Inside Politics: Rishi Sunak creates 'kickstart' jobs fund

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Adam Forrest@adamtomforrest
Wednesday 08 July 2020 07:57
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We live in a time of signs and wonders. Scientists have found pink snow in the Alps, which might sound kind of fun and psychedelic – but it’s there because of a nasty kind of algae growing in the heat brought on by climate change. There is no shortage of bad signs in Britain right now – well-known businesses going to the wall and gloomy predictions of rising unemployment. Can Rishi Sunak work any economic wonders? As the chancellor unveils a jobs fund for young people ahead of today’s mini-Budget, the hard-pressed will be hoping he still has a few miracles left up his sleeve.

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