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Jobs action plan aims to create 50,000 jobs this year

The plan aims to create 200,000 jobs by 2020, bringing employment to 2.18 million

18th January, 2016
Action plan aims to create 200,000 extra jobs by 2020

The government has launched its Action Plan for Jobs 2016, its fifth annual jobs plan, aimed at creating 50,000 jobs this year and 200,000 extra jobs by 2020.

This would bring the total number of people at work to 2.18 million. The plan outlines 304 actions to be implemented this year by 16 government departments and more than 60 agencies.

“Since the first action plan was launched more than 135,000 extra people are at work, hitting our target 21 months ahead of schedule,"...

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