Another 93 jobless claimants in Calderdale

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THE number of people in Calderdale who are out of work and claiming benefits went up by 93 last month to 6,615, which is 5.1 per cent of the working age population, compared to 3.8 per cent nationally.

The Calderdale figure includes 4,501 men (7 per cent) and 2,124 women (3.2 per cent).