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GOVT TO ANNOUNCE REVIEW OF JOBLESS FIGURES

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A government review of unemployment figures will be announced on Wednesday, when the latest national figures are re...
A government review of unemployment figures will be announced on Wednesday, when the latest national figures are released, expected to show a drop from the current 1.7m.

Reported in the Times (p48), the review is planned to give the figures, widely accepted to be flawed, greater credibility.

Labour was highly critical of the unemployment statistics while in opposition, saying they did not truly reflect the number of jobless.
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