§ Mr. Alan Williams
asked the Minister of Labour what increase there has been since 1951 in employment opportunities for women in Wales; and how this figure compares with the national trend.
§ Mr. Thornton
Between mid-1951 and mid-1963 the estimated number of women in employment increased by 45,400 (21.7 per cent.) in Wales and by 891,800 (14 per cent.) in Great Britain as a whole. The figures for mid-1964 are not yet available.128W