Labour's Jonathan Reynolds has warned that Britain is facing unemployment “on a scale we haven’t seen in this country for many decades”.
The Office for National Statistics said those without a job claiming Universal Credit rose to 2.1 million in April, up by 856k since March.
The Office for National Statistics said the number of UK job vacancies plummeted by 52,000 in the months before coronavirus took hold.
The jobless total rose to 1.38 million in the three months to September after a big increase in the number of men out of work.
New figures show that unemployment has reached the lowest rate since 1976, and there's been a decrease of EU nationals working in the UK
There were more than 32.2 million people in employment in the three months to November
It is claimed relatives of the jihadists are going to employment centres in France to pick up the benefits each month
Jacob Rees-Mogg says protestors didn't storm the Tory conference fringe event he was at, they just unfurled some banners
Another day, another ordeal for the embattled Prime Minister
Former teacher Kato Harris, falsely accused of rape in 2013, tells Julia-Hartley-Brewer he's grateful he now only suffers everyday problems
Unemployment is now at an 11-year low but 95% of new workers are foreign, according to the Office of National Statistics
Justin Urquhart Stewart from Seven Investment Management discusses the fall in unemployment levels and says it's still too soon to suggest they were caused by Britain's exit from the European Union