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ONS: Job growth 'mainly in part-time work'

The number of people out of work fell by 50,000 to 2.53 million in the three months to August, official figures show, as employment reached a record high of almost 30 million.

Nick Palmer, from the Office for National Statistics which compiled the figures, told The World At One's Martha Kearney what lay behind the rise in employment.

  • 17 Oct 2012