Unemployment in Daventry on the rise

THE number of people who are unemployed in Daventry has increased.

Statistics released by the Government yesterday (Wednesday) show that a total of 2,300 people were without a job between July 2011 and June 2012.

This is an increase of 100 more people unemployed for the period between April 2011 and March 2012.

The figures come in the wake of news that engineering firm Cummins is to make 98 people redundant from its Daventry centre.