A Strong Voice for Croydon Central - Gavin Barwell MP
Home
News
Help me
Campaigns
About Me
Expenses
Contact me

Another big fall in unemployment in Croydon Central
22/07/2016 16:42:00

On Wednesday, the independent Office for National Statistics published the latest unemployment figures.

Having fallen by 15% in April and 15% in May, unemployment in Croydon Central fell by a further 14% in June. There are fewer people unemployed in my constituency today than at any time in my six and a bit years as an MP. Since Labour left office in May 2010, unemployment in our area has fallen by 64%.

The figures for youth unemployment are even better. It has fallen by 20% in just the last four weeks and since Labour left office it has fallen by an incredible 79%.

And with the Westfield Hammerson redevelopment of the Whitgift Centre due to get underway in less than a year’s time and major companies and government agencies moving back into Croydon, if we stick with this Government’s long-term economic plan we have an opportunity of achieving full employment - a job for everyone who wants one.

Comment on this blog

 

 

 More Blog Posts
23/03/2017
Reflections on yesterday's attack
  Read Story
15/03/2017
IVF services in Croydon
  Read Story
02/03/2017
Government backs upgrade of London to Brighton railway and refuses to fund BML2 concept that would be bad news for Addiscombe in particular
  Read Story
27/02/2017
Spot the difference
  Read Story
21/02/2017
Second interim report on Croydon tram crash
  Read Story
07/02/2017
Fixing our broken housing market.
  Read Story
02/02/2017
Government provides £14m for refurbishment of Fairfield Halls and redevelopment of College Green.
  Read Story
02/02/2017
Southern Rail latest update
  Read Story
31/01/2017
How I will vote on the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
  Read Story
30/01/2017
Reaction to Donald Trump's Executive Order on entry to the US
  Read Story

Full list of blog posts here

     
Gavin Barwell, House of Commons, SW1A 1AA, Tel  020 8660 0491      © Gavin Barwell  2017       Promoted by Ian Parker on behalf of Gavin Barwell, both at 36 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LG