UK unemployment fell by 5,000 between February and April to 2.51 million, according to official figures today.
The number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance last month fell by 8,600 to 1.51 million, said the Office for National Statistics.
Average earnings increased by 1.3 percent in the year to April, 0.7 percent up on the previous month.
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