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Job Creation: South Yorkshire

Question for Treasury

UIN 187031, tabled on 1 November 2018

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his oral contribution of 29 October 2018, if he will make an estimate of the number of of 800,000 jobs that are projected to be created by 2023 that will be created in South Yorkshire.

Answered on

6 November 2018

The Office for Budget Responsibility forecast that employment will rise by 800,000 over their forecast horizon. However, they do not produce regional breakdowns for their forecasts.

There are 205,000 more people in employment in Yorkshire and the Humber than in 2010.

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