Unemploment fall welcomed by MP

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed figures showing local unemployment has dropped to its lowest level for six years.

In the last year across East Dunbartonshire there has been a fall in 329 people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance, with the numbr of people out of work now lower than before the financial crisis.

Ms Swinson said: “Once again we are seeing hugely positive figures for unemployment right across the county.

“It is a sign that the UK economy is well on the road to recovery.”