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Young Persons (Unemployment)

Volume 33: debated on Monday 6 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many young people in (a) Glasgow and (b) Scotland have never had a job since leaving school.

On 14 October 1982, 6,894 young people under the age of 18 years who had not been in employment since completing full-time education were registered as unemployed at employment offices and careers offices in the Glasgow travel-to-work area. The comparable figures for Scotland was 23,881.