Britain fights unemployment

British prime minister Gordon Brown yesterday announced a £500million plan to tackle rising unemployment in a Britain that faces a deepening recession. As part of the plan, employers will be paid to recruit and train the long-term unemployed, while the government will also fund increased numbers of training places and support for those looking for a job. - AFP

British prime minister Gordon Brown yesterday announced a £500million plan to tackle rising unemployment in a Britain that faces a deepening recession. As part of the plan, employers will be paid to recruit and train the long-term unemployed, while the government will also fund increased numbers of training places and support for those looking for a job. - AFP

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