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Unemployed Persons (Yorkshire And Lancashire)

Volume 29: debated on Thursday 28 October 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what has been the percentage increase in unemployment since May 1979(a)in the Yorkshire and Humberside region,(b)in West Yorkshire,(c)in Kirklees,(d)in Greater Manchester and(e)in the Oldham employment office area;(2) how many young people in

(a)the Yorkshire and Humberside region, (b)West Yorkshire, (c)Greater Manchester, (d)Kirklees and (e)the Oldham metropolitan borough council area have never had a job since leaving school; and if he will make a statement;

(3) how many disabled people have been unemployed for more than a year in (a)the Yorkshire and Humberside region, (b)West Yorkshire, (c)the Kirklees metropolitan borough council area, (d)Greater Manchester and (e)the Oldham metropolitan borough council area; and if he will make a statement;

(4) how many disabled people currently are unemployed in (a)the Yorkshire and Humberside region, (b)West Yorkshire, (c)Kirklees metropolitan borough council area, (d)Oldham metropolitan borough council area and (e)Greater Manchester;

(5) if he will publish in the Official Reportthe number of redundancies notified to the Manpower Services Commission by companies in (a)Yorkshire and Humberside, (b)West Yorkshire, (c)Kirklees and (d)the Huddersfield employment office area, for the years 1980, 1981 and 1982 for which aid had previously been given under the temporary short-time working scheme; and if he will make a statement;

(6) how many firms in (a)the Yorkshire and Humberside region, (b)West Yorkshire, (c)the Kirklees metropolitan borough council area and (d)the Huddersfield employment office area have received aid under the temporary short-time working scheme to date; and if he will make a statement.