HC Deb 02 July 1971 vol 820 c214W
Mr. Wilkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will list the percentage of the male working population unemployed in each of the development areas to the latest available date with the percentage of the national male working population unemployed.

Mr. Dudley Smith

Following is the information:

Rates of unemployment for males at 14th June, 1971 (provisional)
Per cent.
South Western Development Area 6.6
Merseyside Development Area 6.8
Northern Development Area 6.9
Scottish Development Area 7.7
Welsh Development Area 5.6
Great Britain 4.4

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