Commenting on today's (Friday) GDP figures, which show monthly GDP falling 2.6% in November, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“The government must go all out to protect the capacity of the economy, and to quickly rebuild as vaccination provides a path to recovery.
“That means extending furlough to the end of the year to keep jobs safe and prevent mass unemployment.
“And the Chancellor should confirm major investment in the budget to create jobs in green industry and unlock vacancies in under-staffed services like the NHS and social care.”
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