Skip to main content

Labour Mobility

Volume 893: debated on Friday 13 June 1975

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he is satisfied with present policies for helping geographical mobility of workers.

Following the announcement in the Chancellor's Budget speech that more money would be made available for assisting the mobility of workers, the policies are now under

South-EastEast AngliaSouth-WestWest MidlandsEast MidlandsYorkshire and Humberside
Boys, aged under 18
April 19714,6008291,1811,8181,3012,332
July 19714,2597971,1682,1691,3472,996
October 19716,2207861,6453,6931,6304,405
January 19725,1358011,4212,9251,4363,134
April 19725,4097531,4333,5611,6583,882
July 19724,2004711,1092,7631,3892,979
October 19725,2305031,1663,5691,5993,877
January 19733,6464329892,0341,0792,364
April 19732,4152905251,1236751,216
July 19732,1121845381,0365781,138
October 19732,265171472998475977
January 19742,6172506781,0136131,057
July 19742,4422337281,1779131,477
January 1975Not available—see footnote.
Girls, aged under 18
April 19712,4405137731,0019281,404
July 19712,0364446541,1808121,791
October 19713,3215121,0662,0441,0962,755
January 19722,7914601,0661,5448472,074
April 19723,0574671,0162,0059012,459
July 19722,2062807661,7738852,215
October 19722,9353329542,5189392,581
January 19732,2393288491,4027481,843
April 19731,5461975408945041,043
July 19731,0811313947794761,022
October 19731,289162404739354799
January 19741,420166521719411809
July 19741,3151595007996171,108
January 1975Not available—see footnote.
North-WestNorthWalesScotlandGreat Britain
Boys, aged under 18
April 19713,4942,8751,6674,88924,986
July 19714,5883,4742,0118,62131,430
October 19716,4035,0032,6966,84539,326
January 19725,4123,9152,3267,36233,867
April 19726,4234,5552,5666,88937,129
July 19726,1723,7682,03810,10734,996
October 19728,1805,2712,7237,92540,043

review. The present mobility schemes provide a useful means of improving overall efficiency in the use of manpower resources.