Finance (No. 2) Bill

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 3:28 pm on 1st April 2014.

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Photo of Sheila Gilmore Sheila Gilmore Labour, Edinburgh East 3:28 pm, 1st April 2014

Over the past couple of years in particular the number of people on jobseeker’s allowance has dropped, but the number of unemployed people has not. Only 58% of those who are unemployed are now in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance. The two figures are considerably out of synch.