HC Deb 25 October 1962 vol 664 c203W
Mr. Swingler

asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest figure of unemployment in Newcastle-under-Lyme; what proportion of the working population this represents; how many of those unemployed are disabled persons; what proportion of registered disabled persons this represents; and how this compares with the average national figure of unemployment amongst disabled persons.

Mr. Hare

On 15th October, 647, or 2.3 per cent. of the insured employees were unemployed; 168, or 10.9 per cent. of registered disabled persons were unemployed compared with about 8 per cent. nationally.