§ 3. Mr. P. Williams
asked the Minister of Labour what is the present percentage of unemployment in the Development Areas in North-East England, West Cumberland, South Wales and Monmouth, Wrexham, South Lancashire, Merseyside, North-East Lancashire and Scotland separately; and how these percentages compare with the national average.
§ The Minister of Labour and National Service (Mr. Iain Macleod)
As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the information:
|PERCENTAGE RATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT, 17TH MARCH, 1958.|
|South Wales and Monmouthshire||3.3|