Unemployment falls by 82,000

Unemployment fell by 82,000 between August and October to 2.51 million, official figures showed today.

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Cameron: 'There is more to do' on jobless rate

Prime Minister David Cameron told MPs:

Obviously there is no room for complacency - there are still far too many people who are long-term unemployed.

But in these figures we can see 40,000 more people in work, vacancies are up, unemployment is down by 82,000, the claimant count is down.

Over a million extra private sector jobs under this Government.

He said there was clearly "more to do" through the Government's criticised Work Programme system to deal with "stubbornly high" long-term jobless rates.

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