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Employment figures show economic progress as part of UK

March 19, 2014 10:11 AM
Originally published by Scottish Liberal Democrats

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has welcomed today's employment figures which show that in Scotland and across the UK the employment rate continues to improve.

Mr Rennie said:

"Today's figures show that by working together across the UK we can Willie RennieWillie Renniecontinue to share in the economic progress whilst shaping our own domestic agenda in Scotland. In Scotland and across the UK thousands more people are in work. Unemployment continues to drop and our economic growth has continued its positive trend.

"Liberal Democrats in the UK government are building a stronger economy right in here in Scotland with lower taxes, higher pensions and more jobs. This is the positive and sustained economic progress which the broad UK shoulders enable us to deliver."