Today’s official figures revealed that the number of people in work had increased to 29.73 million, a record figure, with 12,000 fewer people claiming benefits.
There is a mixed picture, however, with youth unemployment rising by 11,000 in the past month.
ITV News Economics Editor Richard Edgar reports:
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