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South West unemployment up

The South West was the region with the biggest increase in unemployment between January and March.

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Unemployment is up in the South West

Unemployment increased by 17,000 in the South West between January and March.

The Government published the latest jobless figures on Tuesday.

166,000 people looked for work in the region in the first quarter of 2013.

It took the unemployment rate in the South West to 6.1%.

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