HC Deb 29 March 1965 vol 709 c173W
Mr. Armstrong

asked the Minister of Labour how many men over 40 years of age are now unemployed in West Durham; and how many of them have been unemployed for more than three months.

Mr. Marsh

On 11th January, the latest date for which such information is available, there were 1,730 men aged 40 years or over registered as wholly unemployed at Consett, Stanley, Lanchester, Crook, Shildon, Spennymoor and Bishop Auckland Employment Exchanges; of these 1,295 had been unemployed for 13 weeks or more.