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Long Term Unemployed People

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 905458, tabled on 21 May 2018

What recent assessment she has made of trends in long-term unemployment.

Answered on

21 May 2018

The number of long term unemployed (over 12 months) stood at 358,000 in the 3 months to March 2018, down by nearly 30,000 in the past year. It has fallen by 430,000 since 2010, a decrease of 54.5%.

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