Ian Shires

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Willenhall North Ward, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Walsall MBC Learn more

Unemployment falls by 20 per cent in Walsall

by Ian Shires on 18 December, 2013

Published on The YamYam 18 Dec 2013 and  18 Dec 13 

THE NUMBER of jobless people in Walsall fell by almost 20 per cent compared with a year ago.

A total of 8,120 people claimed Jobseekers’ Allowance in November – a fall of 2021 compared to the same month last year.In the West Midlands, jobless claims fell by 18.53 per cent, with a total of 129,248 people claiming Jobseekers Allowance in November – a fall of 29,000 from 12 months earlier. Region Unemployment last month Change on last year %age change…


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