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Labour Statistics

Volume 114: debated on Thursday 9 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many people are unemployed in south Pembrokeshire; how many have been unemployed for (a) five years, (b) four years, (c) three years and (d) one year; what percentage unemployment this represents; and how many were unemployed in each of the years since 1979.

Numbers of unemployed and unemployment rates for the travel-to-work area of South Pembrokeshire between January 1984 and January 1987 are given in the following table. Comparable information is not available before this date.

Per cent.
A s a first languageAs a second languageTotal
Form I116879
Form II116273
Form III115061
Form IV101828
Form V101727
Form VI437

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what has been the change in the number of bilingual primary and secondary schools in the last five years.

Between 1981–82 and 1985–86 the number of bilingual primary schools increased from 62 to 67 and the number of bilingual secondary schools increased from 13 to 16. The figures are as follows:

PrimarySecondary
1981–826213
1982–836413
1983–846414
1984–856416
1985–866716

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish a table showing the number of examination entries through the medium of Welsh since 1979.

The information requested is set out in the following table:

Level19791980198119821983198419851986
Advanced:
Entries364319374440481540519623
Subject1519181915201617
Ordinary:
Entries2,2552,8613,6013,7853,8574,4124,5005,333
Subject2831333231353439
CSE:
Entries1,6892,0472,3722,6052,7452,7052,2992,023
Subjects3133343841393735