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UK unemployment level falls again

Unemployment fell by 26,000 in the three months to May, but the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance increased by 24,500 last month, the biggest jump since May 2009.

The ONS said part of the discrepancy between the figures was because of an increase in the number of women claiming Jobseeker's Allowance after changes in the benefits system.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 13 Jul 2011
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