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Sunak’s new jobs scheme will have ‘modest’ cost to UK Treasury

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The new jobs support scheme unveiled on Thursday by Rishi Sunak, the UK chancellor of the exchequer, will add a minimal cost to the Treasury’s finances and be much cheaper than the coronavirus furlough package, according to analysts. All eyes now are on how the coronavirus pandemic plays out in the coming months, which could bring a much bigger cost.

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