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Closed Shop (Gennard Report)

Volume 24: debated on Tuesday 25 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will now publish the Gennard report on the closed shop; and if he will make a statement.

Professor Gennard's research is not yet, in his view, complete or in publishable form. When it is it will be published by its authors.

Registered Disabled People Unemployed

Unregistered Disabled People Unemployed


Percentage of total disabled people on register


April 198276,93917·2118,470
March 198276,68816·7117,035
February 198276,80816·7116,838
January 198276,90616·7116,758
December 198176,29916·6114,892
November 198176,95516·7115,577
October 198177,05616·7114,491
September 198175,69716·4114,026
August 198175,52116·4112,441
July 198173,10515·9107,901
June 198172,74215·8106,986
May 198172,35715·7103,793

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the unemployment figures for (a) Wolverhampton and (b) the West Midlands categorised by sex, age and the duration of unemployment for the last month for which figures are available.