§ Mr. Blenkinsop
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men in South Shields at the latest available date have been unemployed for 12 months or more; and what was the comparable figure for each of the last three years.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Following is the information for the area covered by the South Shields employment exchange:
Males unemployed for over 52 weeks 8th October 1973 (Provisional) 663 9th October 1972 782 11th October 1971 676 12th October 1970 705