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Laura Tenison
Michael Oliver
Debbie Pierce
Richard O'Sullivan

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The economy shrank at the end of 2012 in line with previous estimates, official figures show.


The number of people unemployed in the UK fell by 8,000 to 2.47 million in the three months to July but the overall unemployment rate remained at 7.8 per cent, according to figures published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

The number of people unemployed in the UK fell by 49,000 to 2.46 million in the three months to June, marking the biggest quarterly decrease for three years. But average earnings also fell.


The total number of people out of work rose by 53,000 to 2.51 million in the three months to March, the highest total since the three months to December 1994, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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