Question by Elric of Melnibon√©: By forcing unemployed people to do “Training”, are the Tories just trying to fake the unemployment figures?
Seeing as they are still getting “Unemployment” benefits will they do it?

Hey got no prob with people getting experience, just have prob with the Gov’s idea, So do Tesco’s and a lot of other Companies!

Best answer:

Answer by your grandad
No, not really. The period this is happening is only temporary anyway. It’s a bit cynical to view it as a figure massaging policy. If you’re going to call it that, what do you call Tony Blair and Gordon Brown’s massive expansion of the public sector to make the unemployment figures seem lower?

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