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Hull

Volume 885: debated on Monday 27 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many vacancies are available in the Hull employment area; and how this compares with the position in 1974 and 1973, respectively.

At November 1974, 1,054 unfilled vacancies were held at the Hull employment office and 231 at careers offices. The comparable figures for November 1973 were 1,507 and 605 respectively. The statistics relate only to vacancies notified to employment offices and careers offices and are not a measure of total vacancies. Owing to industrial action at local offices of the Employment Service Agency, figures for later dates are not available.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many vacancies are available for women in the Hull district employment area; and how this compares with the situation in 1974 and 1973, respectively.

At November 1974, 520 unfilled vacancies for females were held at the Hull employment office and 113 at careers offices. The comparable figures for November 1973 were 700 and 315 respectively. The statistics relate only to vacancies notified to employment offices and careers offices and are not a measure of total vacancies. Owing to industrial action at local offices of the Employment Service Agency, figures for later dates are not available.