§ Dame Joan Vickers
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men, women, boys and girls are at present unemployed in the Plymouth area; and what was the figure at the same time last year.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Following is the information:
which included Crook, the rate was 9.1 per cent.
Detailed age analyses of the numbers registered as wholly unemployed are made in January and July each year. Following is the information for January, 1971:
NUMBERS OF MALES REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AT 11TH JANUARY, 1971 Wholly unemployed Total on registers All ages Aged 55 and over Crook … 638 629 273 Stanley … 955 952 547 Consett … 542 531 241 Durham … 1,210 1,163 473