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Business quote of the day: long-term unemployment

New Statesman

We still need to tackle long-term unemployment.                                  

Mark Hoban, the employment minister, tells the BBC his to-do list after figures today show that the number of people out of work in the UK has fallen to its lowest total for more than a year. However, the official figures show that the 49,000 fall in unemployment was mainly driven by falling youth unemployment.