Unemployment falls in Hemel

Unemployment fell in Hemel last month. '¨According to the latest figures, in March 2016 875 claimed Jobseeker's Allowance or Universal Credit, down from 1,014 12 months earlier.

Thursday, 21st April 2016, 9:57 am
Updated Thursday, 21st April 2016, 12:00 pm
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Mike Penning, MP for Hemel Hempstead, welcomed the Office of National Statistics figures.

He said: “The figures continue to show that we are right to focus on the economy nationally. This translates directly into local jobs and which provides a secure future for local families.

“Businesses recognise that this is a great area to be based in, with good communication links, a thriving business community and a business-focussed local council with major regeneration works taking place in the town centre.”