Employment is up by over 2.1 million since Labour were in power – meaning over 1,000 jobs have been created on average every day. That’s over 2.1 million more people with the security of bringing home a regular pay packet. In the three months to April 2010, there were 29.048 million people in employment. In the three months to August 2015 there were 31.21 million people in work (ONS, Labour Market Statistics, 11 November 2015, link).
Businesses have created almost 2.5 million new jobs. The private sector has created over five jobs for every one lost in the public sector since 2010