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Prepare for 1980s-level unemployment, former chancellors warn

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Hammond, Osborne and Darling say urgent measures needed to cushion post Covid-19 job losses Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Three former chancellors have warned the government to prepare for 1980s levels of unemployment as the coronavirus crisis sinks Britain into the deepest recession in living memory. Lord Alistair Darling, George Osborne, and Philip Hammond said the government urgently needed to announce measures to cushion the blow as job losses began to mount.
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Unemployment could hit highs not seen since the 1980s, ex Chancellors warn

Unemployment could hit highs not seen since the 1980s, ex Chancellors warn

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Alistair Darling, the last Labour politician to hold the top economic job was joined by his former rival and successor George Osborne - and they shared a warning
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Country should prepare for 1980s unemployment levels, former chancellors warn

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The Government must be prepared for unemployment levels to hit highs not seen in the UK since the 1980s, according to two former chancellors.
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