HC Deb 10 February 1960 vol 617 c40W
47. Mr. Willey

asked the Minister of Labour what factors have caused the increase of 955 in the number of unemployed persons in Sunderland compared with the number a year ago.

Mr. Heath

More than half of the increase was due to the decline in ship-building and shiprepairing; other factors included reduced activity in distribution and in furniture manufacture, and colliery reorganisations.

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