France’s new cabinet has been welcomed with the same old bad news: unemployment data for July was in the red yet again. That means the jobless rate has risen for 36 consecutive months, if we exclude the one month in which the government admitted a technical malfunction compromised the data. A new historical low is […]
Official figures show that France’s unemployment rate rose for the nine consecutive month in July, with 3,424,000 people out of work.
The latest official European Union unemployment figures show that the progress made in reducing the bloc’s joblessness in recent months has come to a halt. There were nearly 25 million unemployed adults in the E-U in July, unchanged from the previous month. Our correspondent Jerome Hughes reports from Brussels.
Jane Collins UKIP MEP for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. Roll-out of the European Youth Initiative (debate).