23 JUN 2016

Employment Figures

The latest employment figures that show the number of jobseekers in Dover and Deal has fallen 45% since May 2010.

There are now 1,219 people claiming out of work benefits in the constituency, 37 less than in April 2016. Youth unemployment is also down 57% from May 2010 to 255 jobseekers.

This latest set of jobs figures make it clear that our long term economic plan is working.

It is important that we help more people into work. It is great to see that youth unemployment has more than halved since 2010. A steady job and a decent wage packet is important in making sure our young people get the best start in life.


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Charlie Elphicke

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