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Katja Hall: Could I also make a more fundamental point? The reason why the UK has a lower unemployment rate than most of the rest of Europe is because of our flexible labour market. We consider agency workers to be a key part of that. The truth is that we still, even now, have a lower unemployment rate than a lot of our European competitors. So, the question is not whether those agency workers in other countries would have had a permanent job or an agency contract, but whether they would have had a job at all.