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School Leavers

Volume 927: debated on Monday 7 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many school leavers in (a) the Inner London area and (b) the Woolwich and Greenwich careers office remain unemployed at the most recent date; and how many vacancies suitable for young people remain unfilled in each of these areas.

At 10th February the number of unemployed school leavers

Notified unfilled vacancies
Numbers unemployedEmployment OfficeCareers Offices
March 19763,43529059
April 19763,59526483
May 19763,563267122
June 19763,52631789
July 19764,15229483
August 19764,35128648
September 19764,28236261
October 19763,96130462
November 1976***
December 1976***
January 19774,291*50
February 19774,08028963
* Figures not available because of Employment Group.
The vacancy figures relate only to vacancies notified to employment office and careers offices and are not a measure of total vacancies. Because of possible duplication, the two series should not be added together.