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Lockdown inflation meant that COVID furlough money was only a LOAN – it was never real – The Politico Guy

Alternative content-maker ‘The Politico Guy‘ explains the disastrous economics behind Covid lockdown furlough money.

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National Grid pays households to ration power use The Telegraph

The National Grid is paying households to ration their power usage at peak times amid a scramble to reduce pressure on Britain’s energy infrastructure.

From Friday up to 1.4m households will be paid if they cut their normal electricity consumption at certain two-hour periods during the day, as an experiment to see how households’ behavior might be changed.

The move is a pilot scheme intended to pave the way for a broader overhaul of the country’s billing system as the UK ditches reliable but dirty fossil fuel plants.