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Over 12,000 Receiving PUP In The Midlands This Week

Nationally, just over 5,300 people returned to accommodation and food service jobs in the last week.

Over 12,000 people are claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in the midlands this week.

That's a drop of 1,144 on last week, and down from a peak of 30,120 in May 2020.

Nationally, just over 5,300 people returned to accommodation and food service jobs in the last week.

While the total number of people receiving the PUP payment has dropped below 300,000 for the first time this year.

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