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Unemployment rises by 1.6% in the East Midlands

Unemployment in the East Midlands has risen Credit: PA

In the three months to May there were 3,000 more people out of work in the East Midlands, a rise of 1.3%.

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics showed a total of 193,000 people out of work in the region between May and May.

The rate of unemployment is now 8.3%.

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