HC Deb 22 July 1968 vol 769 c6W
Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity how many males and females were registered as unemployed at the Bexhill, Hailsham and Rye employment exchanges on 17th July, 1968; and how many of them were over 55 years of age, under 18 years of age and school leavers, respectively.

Mr. Fernyhough

The following table gives, by age groups, the numbers registered as wholly unemployed at 8th July, 1968:

if she will give an assurance that the Prices and Incomes legislation will not be used to impose detailed control of all wages and salaries freely negotiated by trades unions and employers.

Mr. Harold Walker

Yes. All the powers will be held in reserve and will be used only to the extent necessary where the voluntary arrangements are not being properly observed.