HC Deb 07 December 1971 vol 827 cc294-5W
Mr. Dempsey

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT details showing the numbers of males and females, over and under 18 years of age, registering at each employment exchange in Lanarkshire, and the percentage these figures represent of the insurable population.

Mr. Bryan

Following is the information:

and what percentage of the unemployment figures these people constitute.

Mr. Bryan

At 9th August, the latest date for which information about persons receiving unemployment benefit is available, 859,000 people were registered as unemployed in Great Britain. It is estimated that of these about 432,000 were not receiving unemployment benefit, including 221,000 who received neither unemployment benefit nor supplementary allowance. Of the 427,000 (nearly 50 per cent.) who received unemployment benefit, 106,000 were also in receipt of supplementary allowance.

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