HC Deb 30 April 1958 vol 587 cc33-4W
Mr. Short

asked the Minister of Labour what was the percentage rate of unemployment in the Northern Region in March, 1958; and what was the corresponding percentage in Great Britain.

Mr. Iain Macleod

At 17th March the number of unemployed persons on the registers of employment exchanges in the Northern Region represented 2.2 per cent. of the estimated total number of employees in the Region. The corresponding figure for Great Britain was 2.0 per cent.

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