HC Deb 08 April 1963 vol 675 cc97-8W
54. Mr. Fitch

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement about relations with the European Coal and

disabled workers register in Gateshead and Slough, respectively, at the latest convenient date; and what percentage of these in each area was unemployed.

Mr. Hare

On 15th October, 1962, 2,166 disabled persons were registered under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act, 1944, in Gateshead and 2,338 in Slough. The number of persons registered as unemployed on 11th March, 1963, represented respectively 14.8 per cent. and 4.9 per cent. of these totals.