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Unemployment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 6834, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the annual cost of (a) youth unemployment and (b) long-term unemployment to the public purse.

Answered on

20 July 2015

The Department has not made an assessment of the overall cost of youth unemployment and long term unemployment to the public purse.