Secretary of State for Wales, David Jones, has welcomed today’s publication of the latest Labour Market Statistics which show that Wales has seen the largest increase in the employment rate across the UK over the last three months.
Today’s figures demonstrate that the private sector is beginning to strengthen, and that businesses in Wales are making great strides on the road to recovery.
“Business leaders are telling me that they have renewed confidence and, although the situation remains tricky, are on the whole encouraged by the positive signs in the economy.
“However, we cannot rest on our laurels. The fall in youth claimant count is encouraging, but youth unemployment remains stubbornly high.
More top news
Part of the Great Orme has been bought by the National Trust in an effort to safeguard it for the future. But how much do you know about it?
The future of vast areas of the Great Orme in Llandudno has been safeguarded by the National Trust. It's thanks to a 50 year campaign.
WEA Cymru, which runs integration courses for non-EU migrants, says counter-extremism schemes must not 'dictate' to communities here.