HC Deb 22 April 1964 vol 693 cc191-2W
Mr. Ross

asked the Minister of Labour if he will state for the most recent available date the number of persons unemployed in areas of Kilmarnock, Irvine Valley, and Ayr, respectively; and how many of these are young persons.

Mr. Whitelaw

Following is the information for the employment exchanges which cover these areas:

Numbers unemployed 13th April 1964
Men Boys Women Girls Total
Kilmarnock 612 53 369 15 1,049
Newmilns 49 5 34 2 90
Ayr 887 69 343 93 1,392

The Irvine Valley falls within the area of the Newmilns Employment Exchange.