Mark Lancaster MP

20 FEB 2017

Employment Figures Continue to Rise

Welcome news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years, down over 900,000 since 2010.

In Milton Keynes, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 5,194, a 70% per cent drop since 2010.

This is great news for our country and our community and to learn that the number of people in Milton Keynes relying on out of work benefits has fallen by 70% per cent since 2010, while the employment level nationwide has hit a record high.

It shows that we are continuing to create a strong economy and these positive figures demonstrate that there are now more jobs available than there are people receiving benefits.

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