Rachel Reeves
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Unemployment falls: 'No time for complacency'

The UK unemployment rate dropped to 7.1% in the three months to November, according to figures from the the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Speaking to the BBC, shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves welcomed the news but said that it was "no time for complacency".

She also called on the government to do more to address the issues of youth unemployment, long-term joblessness and the rising cost of living.

  • 22 Jan 2014
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