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Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 112991, tabled on 14 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the change in the rate of (a) employment and (b) unemployment since 23 June 2016.

Answered on

20 November 2017

Since May-July 2016, the employment rate has increased by 0.6 percentage points to reach 75.0 per cent in July-September 2016. The unemployment rate has decreased by 0.7 percentage points to 4.3 per cent over the same period, the lowest rate since 1975.

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