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30,000 more people now working in the East Midlands

Written by on 20th June 2015

30,000 more people now working in the East Midlands

 
 
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Recently released figures from the Department for Work and Pensions show that thirty-five thousand more people are now working in the East Midlands.

From February to April this year just under 75% of those aged 16 to 24 were in employment.

A full breakdown of the figures can be found on the ONS website, and to explain more about them Becky Newborough, the Senior Operations Leader for six of the nine Job Centres in Lincolnshire, spoke to our reporter Sebastian Edgington-Cole. Click above to listen.