HC Deb 10 February 1964 vol 689 cc13-4W
Mr. Owen

asked the Minister of Labour how many young persons were unemployed in the Northern Region at the end of January 1964; how many were unemployed in January, 1963; and how these figures compare with the rest of the country.

Mr. Whitelaw

In the Northern Region, 5,514 on 13th January, 1964, and 9,560 or 14th January, 1963. The cor- responding figures for the rest of Great Britain were 27,144 and 57,833 respectively.

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