HC Deb 15 November 1965 vol 720 cc17-8W
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- 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.

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