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John McDonnell sets out plan for 32-hour working week

The average working week will be reduced to 32 hours within 10 years under a Labour government, John McDonnell promised. The shadow chancellor claimed the move to an effective four-day week could be achieved with no reduction in pay for workers. In his speech at the Labour Party's conference in Brighton, he said Britons were working some of the longest hours in Europe and promised that would change.

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