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School Leavers

Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many school leavers in (a) Dundee,(b) Aberdeen, (c) Glasgow and (d) Edinburgh have never had a job since leaving school.

The table shows the number of unemployed claimant school leavers under 18 years of age in each of the specified local authority districts as at 12 February 1987.

CityNumber of unemployed school leavers
City of Dundee587
City of Aberdeen337
City of Glasgow4,501
City of Edinburgh1,060

Note: An unemployed school leaver is defined as a person under 18 years of age who has not entered employment since completing full-time education.