§ Mr. McMahon
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the latest numbers and percentage rates of unemployed (a) adults and (b) young people in the Govan area of Glasgow.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
On 15 January 1981, 3,649 people were registered as unemployed in the Govan employment office area, of whom 608 were aged under 18. The percentage unemployment rate in Glasgow travel-to-work area, which includes Govan. was 14.2 per cent. Percentage rates are not calculated for individual employment office areas which form part of a travel-to-work area, or for particular age groups.