HC Deb 01 March 1994 vol 238 cc676-7W
Mrs. Bridget Prentice

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons in receipt of unemployment benefit within(a) the parliamentary constituency of Lewisham, East and (b) the borough of Lewisham have been unemployed for (i) more than six months, (ii) more than 12 months and (iii) more than two years; and what are the comparable figures for (1) men and (2) women for each month since February 1992.

Miss Widdecombe

A count of the numbers of people claiming unemployment-related benefits, by duration, is available on the unadjusted basis only. Information for the months of January, April, July and October can be obtained from the NOMIS database in the Library.