§ 30. Mr. Roy Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many building industry workpeople were unemployed in Wales at the latest available date; and how this figure compares with that for the previous five years.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
There were 9,254 people registered at 5th April as unemployed in Wales who last worked in the construction industry.
The comparable figures for the previous five years were:
5,247 in 1966; 9,028 in 1967; 8,971 in 1968; 9,215 in 1969 and 8,969 in 1970.