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Sir Keir Starmer has called on the government to replace the furlough scheme and outlaw "firing and re-hiring" methods to avoid the "scarring effect" of "mass unemployment".

Almost 10 million workers have been furloughed since March but the scheme is set to end on 31 October.

The Labour leader made an "open offer" to work on a plan with the PM including targeted support for badly-hit sectors...more