§ Dr. Broughton
asked the Minister of Labour what were the numbers of unemployed persons in Batley and Morley, respectively, at the latest convenient date; what percentages these were of the work- 18W ing population; and how these percentages compare with the national average.
§ Mr. Thornton
The numbers of persons registered as unemployed at employment exchanges and youth employment offices in Batley and Morley at 11th October, 1965, were 128 and 102 respectively. The percentage rates of unemployment were 0.9 for Batley and 0.7 for Morley compared with 1.4 for Great Britain.