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45469090754_0b8d07fc5b_z.jpg?profile=RESIZE_400xMore than one in every six young people is now claiming out-of-work benefits in some parts of the UK, BBC analysis of official figures suggests.

The number of people aged 18-24 claiming Universal Credit or Jobseeker's Allowance doubled in the UK in the last three months.

Parts of Liverpool and Blackpool have been worst hit, with closures of pubs, cafes and restaurants all contributing.


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