HC Deb 01 July 1971 vol 820 cc158-9W
37. Mr. McCartney

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total number and percentage of males unemployed in Clydebank at the latest available date; and how the figures compare with those a year earlier.

Mr. Dudley Smith

The numbers of males registered as unemployed in the area covered by the Clydebank employment exchange were 2,376 at June, 1971, and 1,522 at June, 1970. At these dates the percentage rates of male unemployment in the Glasgow travel-to-work area, which includes Clydebank, were 9.5 and 68. The figures for June, 1971, are provisional.