§ 51. Mr. Wainwright
asked the Paymaster General, in the five English pilot areas for the job start allowance, how many persons have been registered unemployed for 12 months or more.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
The following information is in the Library. The numbers of claimants who had been unemployed for over 12 months on 10 October 1985 in job start allowance pilot areas are as follows. Figures are given for local authority districts, except for Billingham and Huddersfield, where they relate to those groups of electoral wards which closely correspond to the pilot areas:
Number Billingham 1,565 Crawley and Horsham 1,119 Huddersfield 4,228 London Borough of Ealing 4,822 Plymouth 5,836 Preston 4,071 Stoke-on-Trent 6,817