The number of people without a job in the south west is down. According to the government's latest figures five thousand fewer are out of work, that's a fall of six per cent.
But the numbers in traditional salaried jobs with guaranteed hours and paid holidays is falling. John Andrews has been to Axminister, which was badly hit when the town's main employer went into administration.
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