Today marks the three year anniversary of unemployment breaking the 2 million mark, and figures out today show the 8th consecutive month of rising unemployment. Unemployment jumped by 48,000 in the quarter to December to 2.67 million, a jobless rate of 8.4%, the worst figure since the end of 1995. The Government’s austerity plan is [...]
Posts Tagged ‘North-South divide’
Feb 15th, 2012 by Cat Smith.