HC Deb 04 February 1963 vol 671 cc6-7W
Mr. Ainsley

asked the Minister of Labour what is the unemployment rate, expressed as a percentage of the total insured workers, in the towns of Stanhope, Tow Law, Willington, Brandon, Lanchester and Langley Park.

Mr. Hare

These towns are in the areas of the Crook, Bishop Auckland, Shildon and Spennymoor travel to work group of employment exchanges, the Durham Employment Exchange and the Stanley Employment Exchange. The percentages of unemployment in these areas at 14th January, 1963, were 9.2, 4.7 and 5.8, respectively.

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