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Treasury

Volume 541: debated on Tuesday 6 March 2012

Living Standards

The following is an extract from the response given by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, the hon. Member for Norwich North (Miss Smith), to the hon. Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun (Cathy Jamieson) during the Opposition Day debate on Living Standards on 5 March 2012.

In the quarter to January, there were 11,000 vacancies across the economy, meaning that 1 million people moved into work.

[Official Report, 5 March 2012, Vol. 541, c. 679-80.]

Letter of correction from Chloe Smith:

An error has been identified in the response given to the hon. Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun (Cathy Jamieson).

The correct response should have been:

In the quarter to January, there were 11,000 vacancies across the economy, and in total 1 million people moved into work.