HC Deb 16 July 1963 vol 681 cc43-4W
Mr. Milne

asked the Minister of Labour what are the latest unemployment figures in the exchange districts of the Blyth constituency; and what was the number unemployed at the same period during the past 10 years.

Mr. Hare

The Blyth constituency comprises most of the area covered by Bedlington Station, Blyth and Seaton Delaval Employment Exchanges. Unemployment figures at the latest date and at the equivalent date for the past 10 years at these offices were:

inward movement from the West Indies and from the West and East African, Asian and Mediterranean territories of the Commonwealth in the first six months of 1962 was 94,900. No estimates are available in respect of movement from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.

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