HC Deb 10 November 1980 vol 992 cc14-5W
Mr. Concannon

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number of persons in the Mansfield 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 Mansfield 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 1,968
Over 13 and up to 26 weeks 918
Over 26 and up to 52 weeks 846
Over 52 and up to 78 weeks 538
Over 78 and up to 104 weeks 245
Over 104 weeks 751