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Question for HM Treasury

UIN 908217, tabled on 11 January 2017

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

Answered on

17 January 2017

The employment level currently stands at a historically high level of 31.8m, and has increased by 342,000 over the past year. This increase has been driven by full-time workers and by high and medium skill occupations, showing the recovery has been producing high quality employment helping to boost productivity and raise living standards across the country.

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