Show Hide image 9 July 2012 Chart of the day: Long-term unemployment doubles Via LabourList's Mark Ferguson, comes the statistic that the number of people claiming JSA for more than two years has doubled in the last 24 months, since the coalition won the election. Mark comments: Britain isn’t working. The coalition isn’t working… By Alex Hern Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.