Unison: 'Government needs to wake up and take action'

The reality is that many people are suffering as a result of stagnant growth and the brutal public sector cuts, and the Government needs to wake up to this and take action if we are to see any true signs of recovery.

– Unison leader Dave Prentis


Unemployment falls by 51,000

Unemployment has fallen by 51,000 between February and April to 2.61 million. But the number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance last month rose by 8,100 to 1.6 million.