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Unemployment fell by 20,000 to 1.67 million between February and April, official figures showed today.
The number of people on the claimant count last month fell by 400 to 746,100, said the Office for National Statistics.
Average earnings also increased by 2.0% in the year to April, unchanged on the previous month.
The leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has called on the government to save the steel industry, as hundreds of steelworkers marched through Westminster to highlight the crisis.
The board of Tata Steel is meeting in Mumbai but has yet to draw up a shortlist of potential buyers for its UK assets.
Thousands of jobs are at risk, with the Port Talbot plant in south Wales facing closure if a buyer cannot be found.
The issue still has to be resolved. We want a secure, guaranteed future for a foundation industry that is vital for our nation.
The whole of our manufacturing depends on British steel and I'm pleased that the government appear to be getting that message, but we want to make certain that those warm words are turned into positive action.
The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has joined steelworkers on a march through Westminster to highlight the steel crisis in the UK.
The board of Tata Steel meet in Mumbai on Wednesday to discuss bids for the takeover of its UK assets.
Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones have traveled to the India city for talks.
Mr Corbyn called on the government to save the industry.
It's the basis of manufacturing economy. It's got to be saved. The government has got to be prepared to intervene.
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