HC Deb 04 December 1963 vol 685 c198W
Mr. K. Robinson

asked the Minister of Health if he will state the number of deaths from leukaemia in each of the last five years and for 1938, distinguishing so far as possible between adults and children.

Mr. Barber

Deaths from leukaemia and aleukaemia in England and Wales:

of apprentices entering the basic traditional industries and the consumer durables industries, respectively; and what is the number of unemployed boys and girls under 18 years of age in Swansea at the last count.

Mr. Whitelaw

3,847 boys (24.6%) entered apprenticeships in Wales from January to October 1963. The numbers entering apprenticeships in the basic industries were:

Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry 23
Mining and Quarrying 267
Metal Manufacture 268

Approximately 150 boys entered apprenticeships in the consumer durables industries.

72 boys and 16 girls were registered as unemployed in Swansea on 11th November 1963.