Drop in Peterborough residents claiming out-of-work benefits

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The latest jobs figures show a reduction in the number of people in Peterborough claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit.

The total has reduced from 1,570 in November to 1,485 in December. For 18 to 24-year-olds, the figure has reduced from 400 to 355.

In the East of England, employment went down by 46,000 between September and November.