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Jobseeker's Allowance: Gloucester

Volume 459: debated on Monday 30 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people were claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in (a) Cheltenham and (b) all Gloucestershire constituencies in each month since March (i) without seasonal adjustment and (ii) seasonally adjusted. (133351)

The available information is in the following table; March 2007 is the most recent available information. Seasonally adjusted figures are not available at constituency level.

Jobseeker’s allowance claimants in Gloucestershire parliamentary constituencies, without seasonal adjustment: March 2007

Constituency

Claimants

Cheltenham

1,443

Cotswold

523

Forest of Dean

937

Gloucester

1,594

Stroud

731

Tewkesbury

684

Notes:

1. Figures are unrounded.

2. Figures include clerically held cases.

Source:

100 per cent. count of claimants of unemployment-related benefits, Jobcentre Plus Computer Systems.