HC Deb 25 February 1971 vol 812 c192W
21 and 22. Mr. Willey

asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) how many people were unemployed in Sunderland at the latest available date;

(2) how many men were employed in Sunderland at the latest available date; and how this figure compares with the figure for 12 months previous.

Mr. Dudley Smith

On 8th February the provisional numbers of persons registered as unemployed in the area covered by the Sunderland, Pallion and Southwick Employment Exchanges was 7,126. The estimated numbers of male employees in employment in areas covered by these exchanges at June, 1969, were 51,600, and at June, 1968, were 52,300. Estimates for June, 1970, will be available later in the year.