§ Miss Maynard
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will draw up clear guidelines in consultation with the Trades Union Congress so that in future studies of workers' health in relation to their work there will be trade union involvement.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
[pursuant to his reply, 30 June 1980, c. 385]: I am informed by the chairman of the Health and Safety Commission that guidance to occupational physicians on the carrying out of research and relationships with trade unions generally is included in the Royal College of Physicians, Faculty of Occupational Medicine, publication "Guideance on ethics for Occupational Physicians" published in January 1980, pre-
UNEMPLOYED REGISTERED FOR OVER 26 WEEKS Total, all ages Aged under 19 years Aged under 25 years (includes those aged under 19 years) Number Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total United Kingdom … … 633,257 30,413 4.8 155,673 24.6 North West Region … 101,536 5,582 5.5 28,772 28.3 Blackburn travel-to-work area … … … 1,501 38 2.5 281 18.7