Brexit puts 'tens of thousands' of financial jobs at risk, Chancellor warns

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Anna Fedorova
Photo: HM Treasury

Photo: HM Treasury

Chancellor George Osborne has said Brexit would put "tens of thousands" of financial services jobs under threat, in his latest bid to convince the British public to remain in the European Union.

Analysis from the Treasury claims 285,000 jobs in this sector are connected to financial services exports to the EU. Of this, 100,000 jobs are directly linked to the EU, while another 185,000 rely on...

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