§ 53. Mr. Fatchett
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will provide the latest available total of those over the age of 50 years who are registered as unemployed; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
On 10 January 1985, the latest date for which an analysis of unemployment by age is available, the number of unemployed claimants over the age of 50 years in the United Kingdom was 588,378.