§ 19. Mr. Greenway
asked the Paymaster General how many people have been unemployed for (a) six months and (b) a year or more compared with a year ago; and if he will make a statement.
§ 29. Dr. McDonald
asked the Paymaster General what is the current level of unemployment in (a) Thurrock and (b) the south-east.
§ 75. Mr. Fisher
asked the Paymaster General how many people have been unemployed for more than 12 months at the latest available date; and what percentage of the total unemployed this represents.
§ Mr. Nellist
asked the Paymaster General how many young people, under 25 years of age, are unemployed in Coventry, the west midlands and nationally; of those how many have been unemployed for more than one, two, three, four and five years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lee
The following information is in the Library. The table shows the numbers of unemployed claimants aged under 25 years in the Coventry local authority district, the west midlands region and the United Kingdom on 8 January 1987, who had been unemployed for the durations requested.
Unemployed claimants aged under 25 years Coventry local authority district West Midlands region United Kingdom Over one year 3,578 36,072 303,378 Over two years 1,914 17,655 142,686 Over three years 1,100 9,993 78,213 Over four years 590 5,753 42,734 Over five years 256 2,770 19,832 All durations 9,164 116,457 1,132,792