HC Deb 10 November 1980 vol 992 cc16-7W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number of persons in the Keighley travel-to-work area who have been unemployed for (a) up to three months, (b) three to six months, (c) six to 12 months, (d) over 12 months, (e) over 18 months and (f) over two years.

Mr. Jim Lester

The following table gives for the Keighley employment office area the numbers of people registered as unemployed at 9 October who had been on the register for the lengths of time specified.

Up to 13 weeks 1,126
Over 13 and up to 26 weeks 515
Over 26 and up to 52 weeks 379
Over 52 and up to 78 weeks 161
Over 78 and up to 104 weeks 56
Over104 weeks 177
The table does not include some young people from Keighley who are included in the duration analysis for Bradford.