§ Mr. Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons were unemployed in Kilmarnock, Newmilns and Stewarton, male, female, and in total, at the latest available date; and what were the corresponding figures for September, 1970, and June, 1970, respectively.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Following is the information:
TOTAL NUMBERS REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED IN THE AREA COVERED BY THE KILMARNOCK EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE, WHICH INCLUDES NEWMILNS AND STEWARTON Males Females Total 8th February, 1971 (provisional) … 1,232 407 1,639 14th September, 1970 989 285 1,274 8th June, 1970 … 776 186 962