HC Deb 27 January 1981 vol 997 c368W
27. Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest number of long-term unemployed (a) in the United Kingdom as a whole and (b) in the Northern region.

Mr. Peter Morrison

At 9 October 1980, the latest date for which the quarterly duration analysis is available, the numbers of people registered as unemployed for over 52 weeks in the United Kingdom and the North region were 401,114 and 38,178 respectively.