HC Deb 25 June 1958 vol 590 c22W
48. Mrs. Mann

asked the Minister of Labour the percentage of unemployed persons in Lanarkshire, and in districts and burghs thereof for which he has such information.

Mr. Iain Macleod

In the county as a whole, the percentage rate of unemployment at 12th May was 3.9. The only localities for which separate percentages of unemployment can be computed are Lanark, Shotts and Lesmahagow, where the precentages were 2.0, 3.6 and 2.2 respectively. In the Glasgow area the percentage was 3.4 and in the rest of North Lanarkshire taken as a whole it was 6.5.

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