HC Deb 23 July 1962 vol 663 cc109-10W
64. Mr. Ross

asked the Minister of Labour if he will state, for the latest available date, the number of registered unemployed at the Kilmarnock and Newmilns employment exchanges respectively; and what were the corresponding figures for the same date in 1951.

Mr. Whitelaw

On 16th July, 1962, there were 820 registered as unemployed at Kilmarnock and 145 at Newmilns. The comparable figures for July, 1951, were 242 and 32 respectively.