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Unemployment (Older Men)

Volume 951: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what latest estimate he has made of the number of men unemployed and seeking work of ages, respectively, 50 to 65 and 60 to 65 years.

On 12th January 1978, the latest date for which the half-yearly age analysis of the unemployed is available, the number of men registered in Great Britain aged 50 to 64 years was 276,830. Of these, 134,833 were aged 60 to 64. Information is not available for the precise age ranges requested.