HC Deb 18 December 1958 vol 597 c262W
Mr. Hale

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the recently published Digest of Statistics discloses a further increase of 4,000 in the number of unemployed in the northwestern regional area between 15th September and 13th October, 1958; and whether he will state the Government's policy for dealing with the situation.

Sir D. Eccles

Yes. For the answer to the second part of the Question, I would refer the hon. Member to the Debate on Unemployment which took place on 17th December.