HC Deb 19 July 1983 vol 46 c74W
Q48. Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Prime Minister how many men and women have been out of work for six months, one year, two years and longer in Greater Manchester.

The Prime Minister

The following table gives at 14 April, the latest date for which an analysis by duration of unemployment is available, the numbers of male and female unemployed claimants in the Greater Manchester metropolitan county who had been unemployed for the lengths of time specified.

Duration of unemployment Male Female
Up to 26 weeks 48,155 22,660
Over 26 and up to 52 weeks 27,835 12,276
Over 52 and up to 104 weeks 28,644 7,186
Over 104 weeks 26,048 4,500

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