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Coronavirus: Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils new scheme that pays employees 67% of their salaries

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a targeted furlough scheme for workers at businesses forced to shut due to stricter coronavirus lockdown measures.

Two-thirds of their salaries will be paid by the government from November in what is seen as 2.0 furlough.

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    🎅 will santa come this year, or are we going to see a new version of santa .Probably one who wear the mask 🤔

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    This government does not know what it’s doing …… they are making young people suffer big time

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    Wat about people on benefits. Lost our job we need fuking more monye sooonak the cockatiel bird 🐦 u know dem birds cockatiel. His face look like that 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

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    Cockatiel face 🐦 mr sunak check mirror 😂 😂 😂 😂

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    Hope this is going to work, only positive thinking 🤔

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    Not to worry folks, Tory Ed Miliband has found the magic money tree

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    It's like Tony Blair bummed him so hard he fell inside!

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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54442386?fbclid=IwAR3ND9oHjxHZkNMtALbAe8fwstGq9oxeu2kTx062g6Mx3acf9wiau1Kdu9o

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    Translation.

    " We will bend the science in order to fit our narrative to destroy as many working/middleclass businesses as is possible whilst hoping the vast majority of people don't realise what is really going on. This formula has worked so far and we will continue to do so for as long as possible. By the way …. Merry Christmas"

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    I've got a suggestion outlaw zero hour contracts. Make a compulsory retirement age like we used too, this will ensure young people at the start of there financial life arnt held back by these selfish old fools who think its cleaver to work past there retirement .

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    Stupid questions as always from sky news ! cmon ask a question that they cant dance around in.

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    can I have some money rishi?

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    talktomohammed khadim

    Ooh it means he is good at lying.

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    Just a heads up to anyone worried about "costs": The IMF and the BIS are going to break money.

    Seriously, THEY know money is a casino chip. Nothing more. It's meaningless other than the meaning WE assign to it. The central banks have this power to issue liquidity, and they have the ability to write it off when it's over.

    The Shareholders of the central banks know damn well that if they let us crash, we will destroy ALL of their verticals, and then NO ONE makes any money.

    Stop worrying about money. The central banks have ALL agreed to keep issuing liquidity with no questions asked for as long as it's needed. Even THEY know total war serves no one, and if they don't provide liquidity for a desperate world, there will be total war.

    With nukes.

    Don't worry. The central banks will make this happen, and they have the power to do so.

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    Cristina Lexy Reef Tank

    Amazon to invade🇬🇧 Uk..keeping workers in cages no toilet breaks😱

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    They murdered our elderly and now they are murdering millions of lives those same lives they urged and begged for those people to EAT OUT TO HELP OUT and now they are crushing them for doing what they asked !!! Biggest con and crime in our history , get these loonatics out of government they need to be in straight jackets and never be allowed out of those padded white cells .These gestapo clowns are a 1000 times more deadly than the kung flu !!!

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    They just cant get enough of controlling people just cant get enough just cant get enough

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    Are they going to take a pay cut

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    UK and Scottish governments have just committed the crime of the century

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    Covid 19 is a hoax government propaganda bullshit to control people

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    Just actors on television playing their roles

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    DIDN'T MPS GET A £3K PAY RISE?

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    Alex Leitch BSc Open

    Year one.

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    The guy puts the N back in cut.

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    Just go with herd immunity at least try it your killing jobs for a big sector because of this unwillingness to try also add looks like people are going to have to get second jobs now

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    He should save money and save lives by stopping the idiots putting traffic lights and cycle lanes on our roads. Then people and emergency services can move sensibly. This will cut pollution and congestion. We could do away with smart motorways to save lives and money and cut pollution and congestion. Covid 19 is as dangerous as a smart motorway and multiplying just as fast. Now we are leaving the European Union. He needs to get rid of the Environment Agency so we can dredge the rivers and prevent flooding.

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    Functional Cretins can’t see weaning back support to find themselves unemployed and if we are in La la land then minimum payments should be 100% of minimum wage.
    Still those of us self employed wouldn’t be unhappy to see government heads roll for ONS Q419 GDP crash,NICE Frailty level 5 and care home £1000 per untested payment genocide

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    Now. Total number of COVID-19 infections in Spain. 861.112 N°1 in whole Europe

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    Monopolising the system. With a Virus.

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    Weird-looking man with strange eyes.

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    🌷❣️🌷❣️🌷❣️🌷❣️

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    Need to call for an annulment of all debt, set everyone free, set the planet free, all money was acquired by dishonest means due to its very foundation being fraudulent , counterfeited and issued at interest.
    The principal sum can never be repayed, creating nothing more then oppressed debt slaves.
    Interest does nothing but escalate the rate of failure

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    So tories are doing what labour wanted to do up the taxes

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    Stats
    Cancer deaths a day 450
    Heart disease a day. 460
    Altzhiemers. 541,589 a year

    COVID. 57 a day average

    Lockdowns are crazy

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