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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Statistics

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Labour Statistics on 16th June 1988.


Mr. Bowis To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the fall in adult unemployment over the past 12 months.

Miss Widdecombe To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the fall in adult unemployment over the past 12 months.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the fall in adult unemployment over the past 12 months.

Mr. Major Adult unemployment in the United Kingdom has fallen by 535,000 over the past year.

Mr. Woodcock To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the fall in long-term unemployment in the year to January 1988.

Mr. Andrew Mitchell To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the fall in long-term unemployment in the year to January 1988.

Mr. Major I refer my hon. Friends to the reply I gave earlier today to my hon. Friend the Member for Sevenoaks (Mr. Wolfson).