Fewer claiming out-of-work benefits in East Lindsey

Out-of-work benefits claims have fallen, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Out-of-work benefits claims have fallen, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

The number of people claiming out-of-work benefits in East Lindsey fell slightly last month.

This is according to the latest monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics, published on Wednesday.

The district’s count dropped by five to 1,375 during September, the data shows. This is up by 130 on September 2016, when the count rose by five on the previous month.