Fall in unemployment across East Worthing and Shoreham ‘good news for families this Christmas’

Tim Loughton
Tim Loughton

East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton has welcomed a further fall in unemployment.

Across the constituency the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit while not in employment has dropped by 879, a 59 per cent per cent decrease, since 2010.

Mr Loughton said: “These figures are good news for families in East Worthing and Shoreham this Christmas.

“With employment at a record high – driven by an increase in full-time work – and wages continuing to grow above inflation, our plan for a higher-employment, higher-wage economy is working.

“We can see that here in East Worthing and Shoreham with new jobs being created by great local businesses.”

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