Unemployment rises in North West
21st June 2012
THE number of unemployed people in the North West continues to rise even though the national figure is falling.The quarterly unemployment figure to April 2012 showed an 2.5% increase in jobless numbers on the previous quarter - up by 8,000 to 325,000, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. This is despite a nationwide fall of 0.2% in the unemployment rate, or 51,000 people, bringing the total to 2.61m.Unemployment figures in Greater Manchester also witnessed a fall for the third month in a row - unemployment for......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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