Jobless figures rise by 100 plusBy Hugh Fort
February 17, 2012
The number of people looking for work in Bracknell has increased by more than 100 since December, according to new statistics.
The new figures from the Office of National Statistics show the number of men and women claiming Jobseekers Allowance in January now stands at 1,770.
And that’s a rise of 120 people compared to the 1,650 claiming in December.
Of the claimants there are 1,165 men and 605 women.
Jobless figures peaked in 2010 when the total reached more than 2,000.