HC Deb 25 October 1960 vol 627 cc268-9W
Mr. McLaren

asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were registered as unemployed in the city and county of Bristol at the last convenient date; what was the percentage rate of unemployment; and how this compares with the national rate.

Mr. Hare

On 10th October, there were 3,635 workers registered as unemployed, and on 5th October, 3,138 unfilled vacancies at local offices in the Bristol area. The percentage rate of unemployment was 1.5, the same as the national rate.