JOB statistics released reveal that the number of unemployed people in Barnsley has risen once again.

Dan Jarvis, MP, says there are now 2,741 unemployed people in the Barnsley Central constituency alone. He said: “This is devastating news for the people of Barnsley and the British economy. “Over 2,700 people have to claim jobseekers allowance because there are no jobs available. That is 136 more people in the last year who have become unemployed.”