Unemployment in Oldham is double the England, Great Britain and UK averages and 47% above the Greater Manchester average

Today’s regional labour market statistics show that UK unemployment fell to 1.36 million the lowest rate for more than 40 years meanwhile unemployment in Oldham is double the England, Great Britain and UK averages and 47% above the Greater Manchester average.¬†While Labour Oldham are preoccupied with gathering awards for growing vegetables and awards for its ¬£40 million public funded cinema unemployment in the borough grew by the highest percentage in the UK in the last year.

unemployment claimant count July 2018. Spreadsheet provided by ONS