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New TUC Frances O'Grady boss 'to reach out'

31 December 2012 Last updated at 09:25 GMT

The incoming leader of the Trade Union Congress, Frances O'Grady, has vowed to "reach out" to workers and employers to try to gauge opinions about how the organisation can make a difference.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast's Stephanie McGovern, she also called on the government to "change direction" in order to create more jobs.