Wednesday, 15 August 2012
Unemployment in Hyndburn announced this morning- July 2012
The unemployment figures for July 2012 published today at 9.30am by the Office for National Statistics.
The number of unemployed claimants in Hyndburn constituency in July 2012 was 2,322. This represents a rate of 5.5% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 263rd highest of the 650 UK constituencies. The number of claimants is 136 higher than in July 2011 and 76 higher than in June 2012. These data are not seasonally adjusted.
It is so sad that families in Hyndburn have to suffer the consequences of George Osborne's Tory economic experiment.76 more families in the last month have had to face the prospect of redundancy and joblessness.