Jobless residents in Tendring rises

Jobless residents in Tendring rises

Jobless residents in Tendring rises

First published in News

THE number of people joining Tendring’s dole queues has risen.

Latest figures show there were 2,900 people were out of work and claiming benefits last month, up from 2,835 in November.

But there are still 530 more people in employment compared with this time last year.

The figures also show 870 young people aged between 18 and 24 are claiming benefits, up from 855 the previous month.

Overall it means that more than four per cent of Tendring’s working-age population is now on benefits, compared to 2.1 per cent – 2,365 people – in Colchester.

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1:11pm Thu 30 Jan 14

bloke down the pub says...

The number of young people is bad news and our MPs should look at this urgently . Let the readers have a say about Tim Yeo Which is also a big disgrace, or has someone told you not to let the people have their say?
The number of young people is bad news and our MPs should look at this urgently . Let the readers have a say about Tim Yeo Which is also a big disgrace, or has someone told you not to let the people have their say? bloke down the pub
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