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32.9 million people aged 16 and over are currently in employment, 113,000 more than a year earlier – but 220,000 fewer than the previous quarter.
The crisis could provide the perfect reason for the Conservatives to expand the state to appeal to their new voter base. But they might also head in the opposite direction.
Prime example of misreading stats: Report of 2019 a record-breaking year for UK exports an illusion.5 min read
Is the UK economy booming or are the statistics being twisted out of shape by the shuffling of gold bullion? A strange and unprecedented £13bn export in gold is skewing the UK’s economic statistics. And the government fell for it.
The BBC relies for too much of its analysis on one think tank in particular.