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Real level of unemployment almost 3.5 million - new report

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Issued:04/09/12

Professor Steve Fothergill has led a new research project looking at hidden unemployment, undertaken with colleagues in the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University.

Their research suggests that the unemployment figure for the UK is way above official figures, and closer to the 3.5million mark.