HC Deb 25 February 1960 vol 618 cc74-5W
73. Mr. Coulson

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the high numbers of unemployed in Hull, he will reconsider his decision to exclude this district from the list of districts under the Local Employment Act.

Mr. Maudling

Although the numbers of unemployed in Hull are high, the local rate of unemployment is lower than in many other places and would not justify the provision of assistance under the terms of the Local Employment Bill.

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