Economy

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Returned money can help those excluded from support

Excluded from support: Chancellor urged to reinvest £215 million returned furlough payments The SNP’s Shadow Business Secretary has urged the Chancellor to reinvest the £215 million the Treasury has received through furlough money repayments into support for small businesses and those who have been excluded from support. In an answer to a Written Parliamentary Question …

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Tourism sector warns of mass redundancies

MASS REDUNDANCIES: CHANCELLOR’S PLANS FALL WELL SHORT OF WHAT IS NEEDED The SNP has called on the Treasury to urgently heed industry warnings and introduce further measures to protect jobs, the economy and people’s livelihoods – after the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) issued a stark warning of “mass redundancies” following the Chancellor’s statement. Marc Crothall, …

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Independence is the only way to protect Scotland’s economy

INDEPENDENCE IS THE ONLY WAY TO PROTECT SCOTLAND’S ECONOMY Local SNP MP, Drew Hendry has said the Tories are “risking a winter of mass redundancies” by failing to deliver the investment and powers needed to save jobs and protect Scotland’s economy. Mr Hendry, who has led calls for an extension to the furlough scheme, said …

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Time Is Running Out To Save Thousands Of Jobs

Time is running out to save thousands of jobs as the Chancellor seems intent on pursuing his reckless plan to scrap the furlough scheme next month. We have not heard a single plausible argument for ending this support, and along with my SNP colleagues, the business community and leading economists, I’m urging him and the Treasury …

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