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Unemployed Persons (Walthamstow And Leyton)

Volume 29: debated on Thursday 28 October 1982

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asked the Secretary of State far Employment what proportion of unemployed persons in the Walthamstow and Leyton area have been unemployed for more than one year, and for more than two years, respectively; and how these proportions compare with the figures for 12 months previously.

The figures for October will be available shortly and I shall write to the hon. Member.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons under 18 years of age have not been in employment since leaving full-time education are unemployed in the Walthamstow and Leyton area.

At 14 October there were 850 young people under 18 years of age registered as unemployed in the Walthamstow employment office area, which includes Leyton, who had not entered employment since completing full-time education.