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Economy: Tesco to create 20,000 jobs

The supermarket giant Tesco has pledged to create 20,000 permanent jobs in the UK over the next two years.

Prime Minister David Cameron has said it is a massive confidence boost for the UK economy.

The announcement comes as the British Chambers of Commerce predicts that the UK will avoid a double-dip recession.

The BBC's Hugh Pym reports.

  • 05 Mar 2012