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Lynne Featherstone welcomes news that unemployment in Hornsey and Wood Green continues to fall
Figures show that unemployment in Hornsey and Wood Green has continued to fall.
Joblessness is currently at four per cent, with 869 fewer people claiming Job Seekers Allowance than in 2010.
Youth unemployment in the constituency has also decreased from 7.8 per cent in May 2010 to 4.7 per cent.
Liberal Democrat MP Lynne Featherstone said: “This fall in the number of people claiming JSA is a welcome sign – particularly in Hornsey and Wood Green.
“This drop, combined with the rise in the total number of people in employment, shows that our economy is recovering and people are returning to work.
“In Government and locally the Lib Dems will keep working hard to reduce unemployment.
“This in turn will help build a stronger economy and create a fairer society – enabling everyone to get on in life.”
Ms Featherstone has previously has helped create new apprenticeships by organising an event for local young people to meet companies offering apprenticeships.
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