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Unemployed Persons

Volume 959: debated on Friday 1 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish a table showing the latest unemployment percentages for the North Wales intermediate area, the Welsh development area, the Scottish development area and the North-West England intermediate area.

Following is the information at 9th November:

Percentage rate of unemployment
North Wales intermediate area*10·5
Welsh development area8·4
Scottish development area8·1
North-West intermediate area5·6
*The percentage rate for North Wales relates to the intermediate area plus part of the Llandudno travel-to-work area outside the designated area.