Unemployment falls in Shipley

Unemployment has fallen again in Shipley, in line with the positive national news that the number of people in work is up across the country.

Here in Shipley, we also learnt that the number of unemployed jobseeker's allowance claimants was 1,729. This is 387 lower than the same period last year, meaning that there are now more people in our area in work and getting on in life. 

The Institute of Directors said "UK employment has been the outstanding success story of the last few years."