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Jobs Support Scheme: Conor Murphy seeks clarity from Treasury

Image caption Conor Murphy said he would seek clarity from the chief secretary to the Treasury Stormont’s finance minister has said he is seeking “clarity” from the Treasury on a new job support scheme that will replace existing furlough arrangements. Conor Murphy welcomed the fact there was now a plan to support workers when furlough ends on 31 October but… Read more →

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US Treasury sent $1.4bn of pandemic aid to dead people

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US Treasury department did not check death records before mailing out stimulus cheques The US Treasury mistakenly sent more than $1.4bn (£1.1bn) of its pandemic rescue funds to dead people, government inspectors have found. The finding was one of several “challenges” uncovered in the official review of federal coronavirus aid. Since March, Congress… Read more →