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MPs take evidence on the labour market after Coronavirus

20 September 2021

The Treasury Committee takes perspectives from employers, workers and labour market economics experts, as it continues its Jobs, Growth and Productivity after Coronavirus inquiry on Monday 20 September at 3.15pm.

In this second session of the inquiry, MPs will focus on jobs in the aftermath of the pandemic, with likely topics to include: labour shortages, the end of furlough, and long-term strategies to create future high-quality jobs.

The Committee will also explore equality issues in the labour market, touching on themes from the Committee’s An Equal Recovery inquiry, including low pay and the regional jobs market.

Witnesses

Monday 20 September 2021

At 3.15pm:

  • Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • Paul Nowak, Deputy General Secretary at The TUC
  • Alan Manning, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics

Further information

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