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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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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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