asked the Minister of Labour the number of building trade workers in Sunderland at present unemployed.
Figures for 17th March will be available shortly, and I will write to the hon. Member.
asked the Minister of Labour the average length of the period of unemployment of the severely disabled persons in Sunderland at present unemployed.
It is not possible to give an average length of unemployment. Of the 116 severely disabled persons at present unemployed, 17 have been unemployed for less than six months, 13 for less than a year, 10 for less than two years and 76 for more than two years.