HC Deb 16 December 1986 vol 107 c516W
31. Mr. Fallon

asked the Paymaster General how many people left the unemployment register in the northern region in each of the last three months for which figures are available.

Mr. Lee

The following table shows the numbers of claimants in the northern region who left the unemployment count in each of the last three months to October 1986.

Month ending Number
August 14 26,943
September 11 30,729
October 9 36,717

Note: These figures are converted to a standard four and one third week month.