Unemployment rises

The latest unemployment figures show that the number of people out of work in Yorkshire and the Humber has increased.

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Migrant's granddaughter's concerns over new influx

Figures included in this quarter's release from the Office for National Statistics show there are 112,000 Bulgarian and Romanian nationals working in Britain, but that figure could increase when restrictions are relaxed in the coming months.

Rachel Bull's grandfather moved here from Poland in World War Two. She now lives in Boston in Lincolnshire and she has some concerns about what the effect of that influx might be.

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Unemployment rises in Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire

Unemployment has risen in Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire Credit: PA file picture

The number of people out of work in Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire rose by 1.6% in the first three months of the year, according to figures released by the Government.

Between January and the end of March the total number of people unemployed in the region went up 4000 to 250,000.

It means the current unemployment rate in the region is 9%.

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