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Long-Term Unemployed

Volume 31: debated on Friday 12 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will bring up to date the information in his answer of 1 December 1981, Official Report, c. 80, concerning the number of long-term unemployed.

The following is the information for the United Kingdom at October 1982.

Duration of unemploymentNumber
Over 52 and up to 104 weeks693,290
Over 104 and up to 156 weeks278,523
Over 156 weeks197,745