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Unemployment falls slightly in Dartford and Gravesham

PUBLISHED: 13:55 17 July 2013 | UPDATED: 13:55 17 July 2013

Unemployment is slightly down in Dartford and Gravesham. Pic: PA

Unemployment is slightly down in Dartford and Gravesham. Pic: PA

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Unemployment figures have fallen slightly in Dartford and Gravesham in the last month, according to new statistics released today (July 17).

The figures, published by the Office for National Statistics, shows 1,623 people claimed Jobseekers’ Allowance in Dartford in June 2013.

This is compared to 1,694 in the borough in the preceding month.

In Gravesham, the number dropped from 2,399 to 2,308 in the same period.

Although unemployment is falling slightly, do you think there is a problem in Dartford, Gravesham and further afield? Are you struggling to find a job?

Contact the newsroom on 0208 477 3858, email robin.cottle@archant.co.uk or tweet @northkentnews.

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