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TREASURY

Unemployment (London)

Ms Harman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the percentage was of the workforce in (a) London and (b) each London borough which was unemployed (i) in 1996 and (ii) at the latest date for which figures are available; [152199]

Miss Melanie Johnson: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.

Letter from John Pullinger to Ms Harriet Harman, dated 8 March 2001:


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Table 1: ILO unemployment rates for people in Greater London by Borough

Percentage(23)
Average December 1995 to November 1996Average December 1999 to November 2000
Greater London11.37.2
Barking and Dagenham11.7(24)--
Barnet10.06.3
Bexley8.7(24)--
Brent12.311.4
Bromley6.54.5
Camden11.98.1
Croydon9.75.2
Ealing11.07.7
Enfield8.16.4
Greenwich13.99.6
Hackney22.115.2
Hammersmith and Fulham11.6(24)--
Haringey13.410.9
Harrow8.05.3
Havering8.0(24)--
Hillingdon5.64.5
Hounslow12.3(24)--
Islington14.7(24)--
Kensington and Chelsea9.99.8
Kingston upon Thames(24)--(24)--
Lambeth18.38.7
Lewisham15.55.5
Merton(24)--(24)--
Newham20.216.4
Redbridge8.77.3
Richmond upon Thames(24)--(24)--
Southwark22.612.9
Sutton6.3(24)--
Tower Hamlets19.312.3
Waltham Forest11.87.3
Wandsworth9.74.6
Westminster13.97.6

(23) Not seasonally adjusted

(24) Figure too small for reliable estimate

Source:

ONS Labour Force Survey


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Table 2: Number of ILO unemployed in Greater London by borough Thousands(25)

Average December 1995 to November 1996 Average December 1999 to November 2000
All unemployedUnemployed for more than 2 yearsAll unemployedUnemployed for more than 2 years
Greater London40310626240
Barking and Dagenham9(26)--(26)--(26)--
Barnet16(26)--11(26)--
Bexley10(26)--(26)--(26)--
Brent15(26)--15(26)--
Bromley10(26)--7(26)--
Camden12(26)--7(26)--
Croydon17(26)--9(26)--
Ealing16(26)--11(26)--
Enfield11(26)--9(26)--
Greenwich14(26)--10(26)--
Hackney17713(26)--
Hammersmith and Fulham10(26)--(26)--(26)--
Haringey13(26)--12(26)--
Harrow9(26)--6(26)--
Havering10(26)--(26)--(26)--
Hillingdon7(26)--6(26)--
Hounslow12(26)--(26)--(26)--
Islington13(26)--(26)--(26)--
Kensington and Chelsea8(26)--8(26)--
Kingston upon Thames(26)--(26)--(26)--(26)--
Lambeth28712(26)--
Lewisham20(26)--7(26)--
Merton(26)--(26)--(26)--(26)--
Newham19(26)--15(26)--
Redbridge10(26)--8(26)--
Richmond upon Thames(26)--(26)--(26)--(26)--
Southwark23815(26)--
Sutton6(26)--(26)--(26)--
Tower Hamlets14(26)--10(26)--
Waltham Forest13(26)--9(26)--
Wandsworth14(26)--7(26)--
Westminster14(26)--9(26)--

(25) Not seasonally adjusted

(26) Figure too small for reliable estimate

Source:

ONS Labour Force Survey


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Pay (London)

Ms Harman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average pay was in London (a) in 1996 and (b) at the latest date for which figures are available. [152203]

Miss Melanie Johnson: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell to Ms Harriet Harman, dated 8 March 2001:




Jobs (London)

Ms Harman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many jobs there were (a) in 1996 and (b) at the latest date for which figures are available in (i) London and (ii) each London borough. [152193]

Miss Melanie Johnson: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.

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Letter from Len Cook to Ms Harriet Harman, dated 8 March 2001:




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