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Employment

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 905064, tabled on 26 August 2014

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of the level of employment.

Answered on

2 September 2014

There are record numbers of people in work, and since the Coalition came into power employment has increased by 1.8 million. The latest data shows unemployment falling at the fastest annual pace for more than 25 years, and the largest fall in youth unemployment ever on record. Over 2 million private sector jobs have been created since early 2010, meaning that for every public sector job lost over 5 have been created in the private sector.

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