HC Deb 03 May 1983 vol 42 c14W
Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what percentage of school leavers is still without employment 12 months after leaving school.

Mr. Gummer

The precise information is not available, but at January 1983 there were 9,310 unemployed—claimants—school leavers under 18 years of age in the United Kingdom who had been unemployed for more than 52 weeks.