Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The Conservative record on Job creation

Fraser Nelson of the Speccie has a good graphic on how the creation of new jobs by businesses under the Conservative government of Theresa May and the Cameron governments compares with their predecessors …

May and Cameron are streets ahead of all their recent predecessors except Blair for job creation in the first two years.

Interesting that job creation has also been outstripping forecasts:


And for those who always respond to such figures with the perfectly fair question about what type of jobs are being created or who come out with their own preconceptions such as that all the new jobs are zero hours contracts, (only a very small proportion are) or all part time (a proportion of the new jobs are, but most of the growth is in full-time employment) here is a breakdown:

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