asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men are registered as unemployed in the South Shields Employment Exchange area at the latest available date; how many have
MALES REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED IN THE AREA COVERFD BY THE SOUTH SHIELDS EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE Total registered Temporarily stopped and casual workers Total Wholly unemployed Over 26 weeks* Over 52 weeks October, 1971 (provisional) 3,279 60 3,219 1,044 676 October, 1970 2,379 18 2,361 985 705 October, 1969 2,723 54 2,669 913 656 October, 1968 2,697 65 2,632 604 325 October, 1967 2,449 711 1,738 456 230 October, 1966 1,497 242 1,255 193 129 * Including those registered for 52 weeks and over which are shown separately.
as an absolute figure and as a percentage of school-leavers seeking employment at the end of the summer term to the nearest convenient date; how many of the school-leavers went into jobs leading to a craft or professional qualification; and in all cases what were the corresponding figures for 1969 and 1970.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Information is not available in the precise form requested. The following two tables give such information as is available in respect of the North Humberside Intermediate Area:
been out of work for over six months, and for over one year; and how these figures compare with those for a comparable date in each of the last five years.