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The British economy creates lots of jobs – not lots of pay rises | Philip Inman

The UK has created many part-time or self-employed roles, with new full-time posts going to older workers, mainly in and around London

Jobs, jobs, and more jobs. That is Britain’s economic success story of the last 10 years.

While public services crumble and the welfare budget continues to be squeezed, when planning for a no-deal Brexit has displaced almost all other activities in Whitehall, ministers can always point to the UK economy as a well-oiled jobs machine.

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