'There are some good trends', says Grayling

Unemployment in the UK fell by 51,000 to 2.61 million in the three months to April, official figures have shown.

The jobless rate fell to 8.2%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

But the claimant count - the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance - increased by 8,100 in May compared with April, to 1.60 million.

Whilst the Employment Minister Chris Grayling welcomed the news, he also said "I wouldn't put too much store on this month's figures".

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