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Jobseeker's Allowance: Forest of Dean

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many and what proportion of claimants of jobseeker's allowance in the Forest of Dean constituency were aged between (a) 18 and 24, (b) 25 and 49 and (c) 50 and 64 on the latest date for which figures are available; and how many and what proportion of such claimants in each age group had been claiming the allowance for (i) under three months, (ii) between three and six months, (iii) between six and 12 months, (iv) between one and two years, (v) between two and five years and (vi) five years and over. (295516)

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply to the hon. Member. A copy of the response will be placed in the Libraries of the House.