Unemployment falls in Watford

Unemployment figures in Watford have dropped by over 1,100 since February 2021 according to latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The number of people receiving unemployment benefit reached a peak of 4,400 in February this year but has fallen every month since and now stands at 3,275.

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Peter Taylor reselected as Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of Watford

Current Mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor, has been unanimously voted by the local Liberal Democrat party to once again stand for election as Mayor of Watford in the upcoming election. Peter has been serving as the Elected Mayor of Watford since 2018, previously having also been deputy mayor, an Oxhey Ward Councillor and a teacher.

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Mayor calls out MP for sabotage and disingenuous politicking

Liberal Democrat Mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor, has written to the MP for Watford, Dean Russell, to express disappointment and frustration at the MP’s apparent lack of concern for the interests of his residents. This follows a letter sent from the MP to all councillors less than 2 hours prior to a Full Council meeting where councillors were asked to vote on the final submission of the borough’s Local Plan to be sent to the Planning Inspectorate.

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