asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the monthly increase and the total number of persons employed by community industry in West Cumbria during the last month for which statistics are available.
In April 1982, there were 102 young employees in community industry in West Cumbria, a decrease of 3 young employees compared with March. In addition, 18 adult staff are employed at the community industry unit in West Cumbria.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total of young people who have registered at careers offices in each of the travel-to-work areas in Cumbria in the last month for which statistics are available.
The following table gives the numbers registered as unemployed at careers offices in the areas specified at 15 April.
|* Travel-to-work area comprising two or more employment office areas.|
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of persons unemployed, the percentage rate of unemployment, and the total number of vacancies for (a) the Workington travel-to-work area and (b) Cumbria at the latest date for which figures are available.
At 15 April, the number of people registered as unemployed in Workington travel-to-work area was 5,524 and the unemployment rate was 17·6 per cent. The corresponding figures for Cumbria were 22,610 and 11·5 per cent.At 2 April the numbers of notified vacancies remaining unfilled at employment offices and careers offices in the Workington travel-to-work area were 134 and 2, respectively. The figures for Cumbria were 1,310 at employment offices and 52 at careers offices. Vacancies notified to employment offices are estimated to be about one-third of all vacancies in the country as a whole. Because of possible duplication the figures for employment offices and careers offices should not be added together.