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South West wages fall by 10 per cent

The TUC says there's been a big drop in pay rates Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Wages in the south west have dropped by 10 per cent in five years. The Trades Union Congress found total earnings are down by £5.7 billion. since 2007. They say reduced hours, pay rises below inflation and fewer jobs are to blame.

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