HC Deb 15 July 1997 vol 298 cc109-10W
Mrs. Gorman

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the annual change in unemployment for the under 25s for the past four years. [8213]

Mrs. Liddell

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Chief Executive of the Office for National Statistics. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from Tim Holt to Mrs. Teresa Gorman, dated 15 July 1997: The Chancellor of the Exchequer has asked me to reply as Director of the Office for National Statistics to your recent question on how much youth unemployment levels have changed in each of the last four years. The data you have requested for those under 25 years are shown in the attached table.

Great Britain, not seasonally adjusted, thousands figures are shown for winter of each year (December to February)
Level Change on year
1992–93 867
1993–94 785 -82
1994–95 695 -90
1995–96 656 -39
1996–97 633 -23


Labour Force Survey.

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