The latest figures have underlined the importance of Welsh Government ministers working with their UK Government counterparts to maximise economic growth potential in Wales.
Our labour market continues to out-perform other parts of the UK, with an extra 4,000 people in employment in Wales over the last quarter, and an extra 38,000 finding employment over the last year.
The message is clear – we need to continue to put the conditions in place to support long-term economic growth across Wales and the rest of the UK.
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