Unemployment

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3078
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How do you explain the fact that unemployment rose in London by 22,000 in the quarter to June this year?

Answer

Answer for Unemployment

Answer for Unemployment

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Workforce jobs in London continue to rise and for the most recent available figures for the year to March 2015 rose 160,000 to 5.6 million. 

Unemployment in the year to June fell 27,000 to 307,000.