HC Deb 30 May 1946 vol 423 cc220-1W
Mr. Emrys Roberts

asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed persons at the latest available date in the county of Merioneth, and, in particular, in each of the urban districts of Bale, Barmouth, Dolgelley, Festiniog and Towyn.

Mr. Isaacs

At 8th April, the latest date for which figures are at present available, the number of unemployed insured persons aged 14 years and over, suitable for ordinary employment, on the registers of employment exchanges in Merionethshire was 391. The figures for the employment exchanges in the local areas named were as follows: Bale, 7; Barmouth, 27; Dolgelley, 19; Blaenau Festiniog, 253; Towyn, 30.