Jobseeker's Allowance: East Sussex

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Nigel Waterson Nigel Waterson Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of the resident working age population in (a) Eastbourne and (b) East Sussex is in receipt of jobseeker's allowance.

Photo of James Plaskitt James Plaskitt Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions

As at January 2007, 2.9 per cent. of the working-age population of Eastbourne were in receipt of jobseeker's allowance. At the same date, 2.2 per cent. of the working-age population of East Sussex were in receipt of jobseeker's allowance.

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