Skip to main content

Northern Region

Volume 19: debated on Monday 1 March 1982

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

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many instrument artificers are registered as unemployed in the Northern region.

At 10 December 1981, the latest date for which the information is available, there were 98 unemployed people registered at employment offices in the Northern region for employment in precision instrument maintaining and repairing occupations, excluding watch and clock repairers.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs in total are supported by the temporary short-time working compensation scheme for (a) each of the travel-to-work areas that comprise the county of Cumbria, (b) the Northern region, and (c) the North-West region, for the last month for which statistics are available.

The following table shows the figures requested:

January 1982
AreaNumber of potentially redundant jobs covered in applications that were current in January 1982
Furness travel-to-work areaNIL
Kendal travel-to-work area23
Whitehaven travel-to-work area107
Workington travel-to-work area370
Carlisle employment office area21
Keswick employment office areaNIL
Penrith employment office areaNIL
Northern region1,304
North-West region23,758