asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many unskilled male labourers are unemployed for every unskilled male labouring vacancy.
Meaningful comparisons of this kind cannot be made because unemployed males registered as labourers will also be considered for a wider range of vacancies. The following table shows a broad occupational
|UNEMPLOYED AND NOTIFIED UNFILLED VACANCIES IN GREAT BRITAIN AT SEPTEMBER 1974: MALES|
|Workers in processing and production industries other than those in craft and similar occupations||…||…||…||…||…||…||42,200||27,700|
|Catering, cleaning, hairdressing and other personal services||…||…||10,300||14,400|
|Transport and materials moving and storing||…||…||…||…||36,900||17,600|
|General labourers not elsewhere classified||…||…||…||…||238,100||15,600|
|Miscellaneous occupations including farming and fishing||…||…||12,900||2,500|
|The figures do not include data from careers offices.|
notified to his Department in the Bournemouth, East parliamentary constituency; and what were the comparable figures for the nearest convenient date in each year from 1970 to 1974, inclusive;
(2) whether he is yet able to state the total number of job vacancies notified to his Department, male and female, in the Bournemouth, East parliamentary constituency; and what were the comparable figures for the nearest convenient date in each year from 1970 to 1974, inclusive.
The following table shows the available information for February each year. The vacancy figures relate only to vacancies notified to employment offices and careers offices and are not a measure of total vacancies.analysis of unemployed males recorded at employment offices and of notified unfilled vacancies for the major groups comprising mainly manual occupations, other than craft and similar occupations in processing and production industries, at September 1974. The vacancy statistics relate only to vacancies notified to employment offices and are not a measure of total vacancies. Owing to industrial action at local offices of the Employment Service Agency the usual quartely figures are not available for December 1974.