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The latest unemployment figures for the Midlands

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Unemployment figures fall in the Midlands

Unemployment figures fall in the Midlands Credit: PA

The latest unemployment figures for the Midlands has shown the number of people out of work has fallen.

Unemployment in the West Midlands fell by 18,000 in the three months to April, with the overall figure dropping to 233,000.

Unemployment in the East Midlands fell by 1,000.

The Office for National Statistics showed that a total of 186,000 people were unemployed in the region between February and April.