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'Britain needs you', Hunt urges older people to rejoin workforce

Hunt addressed problems in the labour market in a speech on Friday

Jeremy Hunt, UK Chancellor
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UK finance minister Jeremy Hunt urged older people to return to the workforce on Friday, saying the country needed them and he was looking at ways to make “work worth your while”. Hunt addressed problems in the labour market in a speech on Friday that sought to set out his plans to tackle the country’s weak productivity levels and boost economic growth.

“We will never harness the full potential of our country unless we unlock it for each and every one of our citizens. Nor will we fix our productivity puzzle unless everyone who can participate does,” he said.

“So to those

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First Published: Jan 28 2023 | 1:00 AM IST

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