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Project aims to tackle area's huge unemployment

  • Just 61.2% of Tottenham residents are in employment: among the lowest 10% in England
  • 21.1% of Tottenham residents claim some form of out of work benefits
  • 7.4% of Tottenham residents claim Job Seekers AllowanceL among the 5% highest in England
  • Northumberland Park, the ward where the project is based, has the second highest JSA claim rate in London