§ Miss Quennell
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the figure for those unemployed, registered in the Petersfield constituency to the most recent convenient date, broken into male, female and school-leavers, compared with similar figures for 1969 and 1968 at the same calendar date.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Following is the information:
TOTAL NUMBERS REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED IN THE AREA COVERED BY THE PETERSFIELD AND ALTON EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES Males Females Total 12th October, 1970 310 65 375 13th October, 1969 324 53 377 14th October, 1968 292 51 343
The numbers of school leavers registered as unemployed in the whole of the area covered by the Basingstoke Youth Employment Service Careers Office, part 269W of which is within the Petersfield constituency, at October, 1970, October, 1969 and October, 1968 were 27, 14 and 18, respectively. Information about school-leavers is not available for parts of the Basingstoke Careers Office area.