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A troubling picture of youth unemployment

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There has been a steady trend since the election that the relative position of young people has worsened in comparison with other groups.

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Fees ARE putting the most disadvantaged young people off university, says new report

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Contrary to previous reports, UCU report finds that increased fees are putting the most disadvantaged young people off university.

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Tower Hamlets, Bradford and Breckland: how ethnic inequality is changing

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Runnymede report finds that ethnic inequalities are widespread throughout England and Wales.

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Rochester’s concerns about immigration are bound up with failing public services

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For the residents of Rochester, addressing their concerns about living standards, schools and healthcare would go a long way to dampening their worries about immigration.

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New report on UK poverty finds housing market is moving the goalposts

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Changes in the labour and housing markets mean there has been a rise in the number of working people who live in poverty.

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Strength in labour market figures, but a disinflationary outlook from the Bank

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The monthly figures show positive real earnings for the first time since 2009.

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Unemployment down 115,000 to 1.96 million

Unemployment decreased by 115,000 in the three months to September 2014 to 1.96 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.0 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.

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Good news on the jobs front, but pay is definitely not recovering

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We’re going down an uncertain path, with serious threats for working people.

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The labour market: employment gains but historic lows in earnings

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The six-year real wage squeeze has no recorded historical precedent.

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Unemployment down 146,000 to 2.02 million

Unemployment decreased by 146,000 in the three months to Juy 2014 to 2.02 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.2 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.

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