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UK jobless claims fall to 40-year low, pay growth up

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 05:50
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ELECTION BOOST: "We are living through a jobs miracle - brought to you by a Conservative government that has backed business, reformed welfare and rewarded work," Prime Minister Cameron said.

London

UK JOBLESS benefit claims fell to the lowest level in four decades and pay growth accelerated in an electoral boost for Prime Minister David Cameron.

According to the last labour market report before the May 7 general election, the claimant count fell for a 29th month in