Unemployment falls by almost half

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New figures reveal unemployment in Broxtowe has fallen by almost half in the last four years, with 815 fewer people in the district claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance.

Broxtowe has seen a 49 per cent fall in people claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance compared to 2010 which means more people with the security of a good job and a regular pay packet.

MP Anna Soubry hailed the figures as “great news” for the area.

She added: “This is happening because we’ve been backing businesses to create more jobs with lower taxes and better infrastructure, and fixing the welfare system to make sure work pays.”