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Jobseeker’s Allowance: North West

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many jobseeker's allowance claimants there are in (a) the North West, (b) Stockport metropolitan borough council area and (c) Cheadle constituency. (242534)

[holding answer 11 December 2008]: In October 2008 there were 129,600 jobseeker's allowance claimants in the North West Government office region, 3,690 in Stockport local authority area and 620 in Cheadle parliamentary constituency.


1. Data are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Figures for Stockport local authority area and Cheadle parliamentary constituency are seasonally unadjusted and exclude clerical cases.

3. Data are published at

Source: ONS.