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Unemployment falls by 132,000 between April and June

Unemployment fell by 132,000 between April and June to 2.08 million, official figures showed today.

The Bank of England today also upgraded its growth forecast for the UK this year from 3.4% to 3.5% and for next year from 2.9% to 3%.

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Unemployment falls by 132,000 between April and June

Unemployment fell by 132,000 between April and June to 2.08 million, official figures showed today.

Unemployment figures have fallen again. Credit: PA Wire

The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance also fell by 33,600 to 1.01 million last month.

The fall in youth unemployment was the biggest since records began with the number of 16-24-year-olds out of work decreasing by 102,000 between April and June to 767,000.

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