HC Deb 15 July 1997 vol 298 cc159-60W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list for each county council, and for Wales, the latest estimates of youth unemployment, and comparable figures for the United Kingdom. [8219]

Mr. Win Griffiths

At April 1997 there were 23,000 persons in Wales and 421,700 persons in the UK aged 18–24 on the claimant unemployment count. These figures are not seasonally adjusted. The comparable date at county council level are available from the NOMIS database which can be accessed by the staff of the Library of the House.

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