HC Deb 16 February 1976 vol 905 c580W
Dr. Reginald Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the unemployment figures and percentages in the shipbuilding and boatbuilding and ancillary industries in the coastal districts of Hampshire and Dorset. severally and collectively.

Mr. John Fraser

The following table shows the numbers unemployed, at January 1976, who last worked in shipbuilding and marine engineering (Minimum List Heading 370 of the Standard Industrial Classification). Separate information is given for each local office area in the districts specified. Meaningful percentage rates of unemployment cannot be calculated, however, for single industries in local areas.

Portsmouth 51
Gosport 16
Fareham 36
Havant 44
Southampton 209
Eastleigh 10
Woolston 143
Lymington 9
Hythe 19
Bridport 5
Weymouth 13
Swanage 3
Poole 40
Bournemouth 10
Christchurch 13
Wareham 1
Total 622