§ Mr. Hayman
asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were registered as unemployed at his Department's Falmouth and Redruth Employment
NUMBERS OF PERSONS REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AT THE FALMOUTH AND REDRUTH EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES AT THE UNDERMENTIONED DATES AND THE PERCENTAGES THEY REPRESENT OF THE ESTIMATED NUMBERS OF EMPLOYEES IN THE AREAS Falmouth Redruth Redruth and Camborne* Males Females Total Percent. Males Females Total Per cent 11th January, 1960 … 1,156 143 1,299 12.3 382 157 539 6.7 15th February, 1960 … 537 148 685 6.5 309 136 445 5.6 14th March, 1960 … 830 119 949 90 297 129 426 5.1 *Separate percentage rates cannot be computed for Redruth alone, those shown are for the combined area of Redruth and Camborne.
together with the number of unemployed men and women and the percentage figure.
§ Mr. Heath
On 14th March, there were 2,282 males and 498 females registered as unemployed at employment exchanges and youth employment offices in the Gateshead area, the total of 2,780 representing 3.6 per cent. of the estimated total number of employees.
The following table shows the numbers of vacancies for men and women aged 18 and over, notified to employment exchanges in the area and remaining unfilled at 14th March.
Exchanges, respectively, at each of the last three counts; and what percentages these are of the numbers of insured persons.