HC Deb 19 December 1963 vol 686 c262W
Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the Minister of Labour if he will set out in tabular form for each region the number of unemployed at the latest available date.

Mr. Whitelaw

The following is the information required:

Number unemployed on 9th December, 1963
Region Number
Northern 57,741
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire 34,498
Eastern and Southern 33,549
London and South Eastern 68,263
South Western 26,022
Wales 28,693
Midlands 45,538
North Western 74,299
Scotland 91,184
Great Britain 459,787