§ 31. Mr. Hardy
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number of persons currently unemployed in the Yorkshire and Humberside region, and the number of young persons included in that total.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
At 8th February there were 69,635 people, including 3,392 boys and girls, registered as unemployed
Information is not available for 18th June, 1970.
TOTAL NUMBERS REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AND PERCENTAGE RATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE REGION Numbers Percentage rate Males Females Males Females 8th February, 1971 (provisional) … 59,740 9,895 4.6 1.3 8th June, 1970 … … … … 46,723 6,530 3.6 0.9