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Unemployed Persons

Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the number of persons registered as unemployed in Wales on 21 January; and if he will give details of areas and numbers, including persons of 15 to 18 years.

The latest available figures relate to 10 January 1980, when there were 59,948 males and 30,916 females registered as unemployed in Wales. Of these, the number of boys and girls under 18 years of age were 3,202 and 3,839 respectively. The following table gives details by counties:authorities to attend independent fee-paying schools.

The table below shows the numbers of handicapped and non-handicapped pupils who, in January 1979, were receiving assistance from Welsh local education authorities to attend

independent schools in England and Wales.

Number of non-handicapped pupils

Number of pupils receiving special educational treatment

Clwyd969
Dyfed1001
Gwent4019
Gwynedd188
Mid Glamorgan713
Powys3211
South Glamorgan1515
West Glamorgan378
Wales34584