HC Deb 11 November 1947 vol 444 c37W
Mr. Gallacher

asked the Minister of Labour if he will give the number of unemployed in the Development Areas.

Mr. Isaacs

The numbers of insured persons registered as unemployed in each of the Development Areas at 13th October were as follow:

Development Area. Numbers* unemployed.
North Eastern 27,453
West Cumberland 1,326
Scottish 38,237
South Wales and Monmouthshire 31,901
South Lancashire 3,686
Wrexham 1,135
Total 103,738
* Males aged 14–64, Females aged 14–59.