Dawn has called on the Government to take action as the unemployment rate in her constituency increased for the third month in a row.
Shockingly, the claimant rate has now increased by 420 in Brent Central since December 2018 including an increase of 225 in the last month alone.
Dawn, in order to help provide vital jobs training in the local community, independently organised the Google Digital Skills Garage visit to Brent in February, which provided skills and CV training to the local community.
Over 60 residents and businesses took up the offer and were given free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them find a job, or grow in their business, career or confidence.
“These figures are deeply concerning and represent a worrying trend in Brent. We cannot allow this rise in unemployment to continue, which is why I am calling on the Government to take immediate action to resolve this.
“With uncertain times ahead, thanks to this Governments botched Brexit negotiations, it unfortunately comes as no surprise that employment rates are slowing and in Brent we have seen over 200 job losses in the last month alone.”
“The next Labour Government will protect workers’ rights, invest in our economy and ensure that everyone gets a fair deal at work. As Member of Parliament for Brent Central I will continue to work tirelessly to deliver opportunities for all Brent residents and business.”