HC Deb 22 June 1993 vol 227 c104W
Mr. Clapham

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list for each of the three Barnsley constituencies the latest figures for(a) unemployment, (b) those who have been unemployed for one year, (c) those who have been out of work for at least five years and (d) those on training courses.

Miss Widdecombe

Information on claimant unemployment by duration is available quarterly, for the months of January, April, July and October, and on the unadjusted basis. The information requested is given in the table.

Information on the numbers of people on training courses is collected at training and enterprise council (TEC) level and shows that in March 1993 there were 6,300 people on employment training and youth training courses in the Barnsley and Doncaster TEC area.

Non-seasonally-adjusted claimant unemployment by duration—April 1993
Total Unemployed over one year Unemployed over five years
Barnsley Central 4,329 1,746 233
Barnsley East 3,892 1,478 242
Barnsley West and Penistone 4,016 1,437 205

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