Number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance falls

The number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance has fallen. Credit: PA Wire

The number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance last month fell by 36,700 to 1.27 million, said the Office for National Statistics.

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Unemployment falls by 99,000 to 2.39m

Unemployment fell by 99,000 between August and October to 2.39 million, official figures showed today.