Fall in unemployment figures welcomed in Burnham-On-Sea area
is falling across the Burnham-On-Sea area, according to new figures
out this week.
are now 657 people claiming Jobseekers Allowance across
the constituency, which includes Burnham and Highbridge, which
is 373 fewer than a year ago, representing a fall of 36 percent.
news was this week welcomed in the area. James Heappey, prospective
Conservative parliamentary candidate for Burnham, pictured,
"It is great news that fewer people here are now having to
rely on Jobseekers Allowance and instead, have the security
of a job and regular wage."
week, I am learning about new apprenticeships and full time jobs
that are being created across our area and this shows how confidence
is growing amongst local employers."
the next five years, I hope to work with local businesses to drive
down unemployment even further. We should be proud of what has
been achieved so far but there is still so much more to do."