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The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.
Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated June 2011
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many people were registered as actively seeking work in jobcentres in (a) London and (b) Newham between January and April (i) 2010 and (ii) 2011. (58731)
Table 1 shows the number of people resident in (a) London and (b) Newham claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance, for each month between January and April for 2010 and 2011.
National and local area estimates for many labour market statistics, including employment, unemployment and claimant count are available on the NOMIS website at:
|Table 1: Number of persons claiming jobseeker’s allowance resident in (a) London and (b) Newham|
|Source: Jobcentre Plus administrative system.|