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Unemployed Persons

Volume 928: debated on Monday 14 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the estimated annual cost of maintaining the 15,182 unemployed persons in Wales last August who last worked in the construction industry, in terms of social security and unemployment benefits.

No estimate can be given of the cost because benefit expenditure is not recorded by industries.

Community homes with observation and assessment facilitiesCommunity homes with education on the premises*HostelsCommunity homes catering mainly for children aged under 7 years (Residential nurseries)Other community homes (not included in columns 1–4)
Northern Region3937101651481,241
Yorkshire and Humberside Region4557821052502,218
North Western Region8717801461842,683
West Midlands Region5296392242722,376
East Midlands Region365447151221,539
London North Region4536042091421,746
London Region1,3613654445444,717
Southern Region4985781522182,190
South Western Region34569032119793
* Excluding those with observation and assessment facilities included in column (1).