§ 30. Mr. Sumberg
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many job vacancies in Bury were reported in the first quarter of 1988 and what were the figures for the previous five years.
§ Mr. Lee
The table shows the number of new notified vacancies, excluding community programme vacancies, at the Bury jobcentre in the first quarter of each year from 1984. Vacancy statistics for local areas are only available on a consistent basis from April 1983.
Bury jobcentre—Inflow of notified vacancies Quarter ended March Year Number 1984 773 1985 827 1986 1,001
Year Number 1987 1,150 1988 1,631