§ Mr. Randall
asked the Minister of Labour what was the total amount paid out in unemployment benefit in Gateshead for the months of January, 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1963, respectively.9W
§ Mr. Hare
The amounts paid out in unemployment benefit in Gateshead in the month of January, 1962, and January, 1963, were £16,615 and £33,863 respectively. Precise figures for earlier periods are not available but it is estimated that the amounts for January, 1960, and January, 1961, were £19,750 and £11,100 respectively.