§ Mr. Hocking
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will give in tabulated form, region by region, the number of building trade operatives totally unemployed at the last count.
§ Mr. Whitelaw
The numbers of males wholly unemployed at 8th April, 1963, whose last employment was in construction, were as follows:
London and South Eastern 13,126 Eastern and Southern 6,239 South Western 3,561 Midlands 9,837 Yorkshire and Lincolnshire 6,552 North Western 13.307 Northern 12,521 Scotland 16,987 Wales 8,720 Great Britain 90,850