Falling unemployment figures mask the problem


    Today’s unemployment figures cannot be taken at face value, according to Bradford West MP George Galloway. While the national and local figures show a fall they remain unacceptably high in West Yorkshire and Bradford in particular. Bradford West had an unemployment rate of 8.1% in December, the sixth highest of the 650 constituencies in Britain, […]

Bradford West remains unemployment blackspot


Commenting on the latest unemployment figures for October, Bradford West MP George Galloway said: “This is a case of the small spark of good news being overwhelmed by the bad. It is good that more than 1000 people have come off the dole since October last year, but it’s a continuing disgrace that my constituency […]