Employment minister Esther McVey has welcomed the latest figures on employment by the Office for National Statistics:
As we build a stronger economy, businesses up and down the country are feeling increasingly confident about creating jobs
Many thousands more people are in work every day - ensuring a better future for them, their families, and for the country as a whole.
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