HC Deb 01 July 1959 vol 608 c45W
12. Dr. Dickson Mabon

asked the Minister of Labour how many men, women and young people were registered as unemployed in Greenock at the latest available date; and what percentage of the insured population these figures represent in each case.

Mr. Iain Macleod

1,619 men, 115 boys, 836 women and 40 girls at 15th June. Percentage rates of unemployment can be computed only for the combined areas of Greenock and Port Glasgow, and the rates at 15th June were 7.7 per cent. for males and 8.1 per cent. for females. It is not possible to compute separate percentage rates of unemployment for young persons under 18.