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Labour Statistics

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of unemployed people in (a) Burnley, (b) Pendle, (c) Rossendale and (d) Accrington travel-to-work areas at the latest date for which figures are available.

The following information is in the Library. On 8 October 1987, the numbers of unemployed claimants in the areas requested were as follows:

Travel-to-work areaUnemployed claimants
Burnley4,575
Pendle3,322
Accrington and Rossendale4,915