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Jobless total falls to lowest since summer 2008

UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since July 2008, official figures have shown.

The number of jobless people dropped by 76,000 to 1.84 million in the three months to February, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday.

That means the unemployment rate has fallen to 5.6%, in line with forecasts.

Robert Peston reports.

  • 17 Apr 2015
  • From the section UK
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