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Public sector job cuts 'relatively small'

The government's official forecaster predicted 400,000 positions would disappear by 2016 but, at the same time, five times that number of jobs are likely to become vacant in the public sector, according to a report from the Centre for Economic and Business Research.

Douglas McWilliams of the Centre for Economics and Business Research examines the potential vacancies in public sector jobs.

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