HC Deb 14 June 1956 vol 554 cc42-3W
9. Mr. C. Hughes

asked the Minister of Labour the percentage of the insured population now registered as unemployed in each of the six North Wales counties, together with the percentage for Wales and the United Kingdom, respectively.

Mr. Iain Macleod

At 14th May, 1956, the figures were 8.1 per cent. for Anglesey, 3.7 per cent. for Caernarvonshire, 1.9 per cent. for Denbighshire, 1.4 per cent. for Flintshire, 1.9 per cent. for Merionethshire and 1.4 per cent. for Montgomeryshire. Corresponding figures for Wales and the United Kingdom were 1.9 and 1.2 per cent., respectively.