Plymouth jobless total falls to 6,490 claimants
PLYMOUTH’S jobless total fell slightly last month according to official figures.
The number of unemployment claimants in the city dropped to 6,490 in August – down just 24 on July.
The August data from the Office for National Statistics is down on the 6,831 recorded for the same month last year.
South Hams also saw a very slight drop in the number of people on Jobseekers Allowance, from 699 to 691 last month, as did Cornwall from 8,658 to 8,630.
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