Unemployment falls in Milton Keynes

Unemployment figures have fallen in Milton Keynes compared to 12 months ago.

Friday, 17th June 2016, 11:59 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:48 pm
Job Centre. Photo: Danny Lawson

New government figures put the number of unemployment claimants in May as 1,251 in Milton Keynes North and 1,239 in Milton Keynes South.

This was a combined fall of 74 claimants compared to one month earlier, and 422 fewer compared to May 2015.

Both areas have an overall unemployment rate of 1.8 per cent - below the national average of 2.4 per cent.

Unemployment figures are calculated by Parliamentary constituencies.