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Jobs 'Carnage'

GMB the union has attacked the jobs "carnage" in the public sector after official figures showed a 381,000 reduction in the number of workers since the general election, with 27,000 positions lost in Yorkshire and Humberside alone.

The Government has been putting people out of work and the private sectorcannot make up for the jobs carnage.

– GMB general secretary Paul Kenny

The GMB said private firms were not able to make up for the losses in public organisations, warning that the cuts were damaging the UK's chances of economic recovery.

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