Unemployment figures rise

UNEMPLOYMENT has increased by 137,000 to 1.86 million between August and October it has been revealed.The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance last month increased by 75,700 to 1.

UNEMPLOYMENT has increased by 137,000 to 1.86 million between August and October it has been revealed.

The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance last month increased by 75,700 to 1.07 million. However average earnings increased by 3.3per cent in the year to October, unchanged from the previous month.

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