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Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage welcomed figures showing a drop in unemployment in her constituency
A HAMPSHIRE MP says a drop in unemployment in her constituency show it is making “good progress”.
The unemployment rate decreased from 3.4 per cent in February last year to 2.4 per cent in February this year, with 495 more people getting into employment.
In addition, youth unemployment fell for the same period and now stands at 4.6 per cent, down from 7.3 per cent.
Ms Dinenage said: “Local people are overcoming the barriers to employment, thanks to targeted support from local organisations and businesses.”
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