HC Deb 20 April 1994 vol 241 c552W
Mrs. Bridget Prentice

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people in Lewisham, East have been unemployed for more than two years; what percentage of the unemployed in Lewisham, East this represents; how many are women; and how many are aged under 25 years.

Miss Widdecombe

The information requested is given in the following table:

Claimant unemployment in Lewisham, East—January 1994
Claimants unemployed for over 2 years: 11,319
Of which:
Women 215
Under 25's 190
125 per cent. of all unemployed in the area.

Note: Claimant unemployment statistics by age and duration are available on the unadjusted basis from the NOMIS database in the Library for the months of January, April, July and October.