UK's post-pandemic green jobs investment 'lagging far behind' G7 peers, TUC warns

Cecilia Keating
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TUC claims levels of spending per capita on green jobs in the UK is just a fraction of funding allocated by most other G7 nations

The UK's investment in a green recovery from the pandemic lags far behind that of other major economies, which risks squandering a golden opportunity to accelerate the net zero transition and create hundreds...

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