The South West currently has an unemployment rate of 6.1% - the lowest in the UK. The area with the most unemployed people is the North East (10.9%).
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics show unemployment fell by 5,000 in the South West between March and May this year.
The figures show a 0.8% fall in unemployment compared to the previous three months but only a 0.4% decrease on this time last year.
The total number of people out of work across the UK fell by 65,000 to 2.58 million from March to May, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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Stephen Gilbert who was the constituency's MP from 2010-15 will contest the St Austell & Newquay seat for the Liberal Democrats on 8 June.
It'll be dry and sunny to begin with this Bank Holiday weekend in the West, but with showers just around the corner.
It's a mixed weekend for the South West ahead with sunshine on Saturday but rain and showers across Sunday and Monday.