Employment: North Devon

Part of Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at on 4 September 2023.

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Photo of Selaine Saxby Selaine Saxby Conservative, North Devon

Unemployment in North Devon is well below the national average due to the high proportion of retired people and a lack of homes those working can afford. Businesses and the public sector alike are reporting high vacancy levels. What steps is my hon. Friend taking to ensure that we do not see further business closures because of a lack of homes that workers can afford?