HC Deb 24 May 1962 vol 660 c64W
Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the Minister of Labour how many boys under 18 years of age are now wholly unemployed in the Scottish region and the Midland region, respectively; how many vacancies there are in each area for this age group; and what were the comparable figures in April, 1960.

Mr. Green

The figures are as follows:

Exchanges in May of this year, and the comparative figures for the same period in 1961.

Mr. Bevins

Excluding orders under inquiry and in course of being met, there were, on the 1st May, 1962, 215 waiting applicants at Feltham and 51 at Hounslow. The figures for 1st May, 1961, were 245 and 152, respectively. Nearly 1,400 telephones were installed in Feltham and Hounslow during the period.