§ Mr. Lilley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a breakdown of leavers of the unemployment count by duration, using the categories of destination and duration used in Table C.34 of "Labour Market Trends", broken down into those aged(a) under 25 and (b) 25 years or above, for each of the six most recent half-year periods for which figures are available. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
[holding answer 15 February 2000]: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Director of the Office for National Statistics. I have asked him to reply.447W
Letter from Tim Holt to Mr. Peter Lilley, dated 20 March 2000:As Director of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your parliamentary question about leavers of the claimant count by destination, duration and age.The information you requested for the six most recent half-year periods is given in the attached tables. These are large tables and copies of them are being placed in the House of Commons Library rather than reproduced in Hansard.