§ 48. Mr. C. Hughes
asked the Minister of Labour if he will give the figures of the insured working population, as a percentage of the total population, in each of the six North Wales counties, in Wales, and in the United Kingdom, respectively.
§ Mr. Hare
My information relates to insured employees, and does not include employers and self-employed. At mid-1959 the proportions of these in the total population were: Anglesey, 23 per cent.; Caernarvonshire, 30 per cent.; Denbighshire, 33 per cent.; Flintshire, 32 per cent.; Merionethshire, 24 per cent.; Montgomeryshire, 27 per cent.; Wales, 36 per cent. and the United Kingdom, 43 per cent.