asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many social workers have been dismissed as part of the cuts in public expenditure in each county in Wales for each month since May 1979 up to the most recent month for which figures are available.
Information on dismissals, if any, of local authority staff is not available centrally.
|County||Numbers registered as Unemployed||Difference|
|(Col i)||(Col ii)||(Col iii)||(Col i and Col ii)||(Col i and and iii)|
|February 1980||February 1979||February 1978||Between February 1979—February 1980||Between February 1978—February 1980|
lected at the end of September each year and estimated figures at any other date would be unreliable. The available information is as follows: