Unemployment down by 50,000

Unemployment fell by 50,000 between June and August to 2.53 million. Official figures show employment has now reached a record high of almost 30 million.

Job Centre Plus sign in Glasgow
Job Centre Plus sign in Glasgow Credit: Press Association

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Unemployment falls by 50,000

Unemployment fell by 50,000 between June and August to 2.53 million, official figures released today showed.