HC Deb 02 July 1971 vol 820 cc214-5W
Mr. Parry

asked the Secetary of State for Employment if he will list in the OFFICIAL REPORT the percentage of unemployed over the age of 45 years, registered at the various employment exchanges on Merseyside, to the most recent convenient date.

Mr. Dudley Smith

Following are the figures for employment exchange areas within the Merseyside Development Area. They relate to 11th January, 1971, the latest date for which a details age analysis of the unemployed is available:

Wholly unemployed persons aged 45 years and over expressed as percentages of all registered wholly unemployed persons at 11th January, 1971
Per cent.
Liverpool 27.4
Bebington 42.5
Birkenhead 26.3
Bootle 22.8
Crosby 31.5
Ellesmere Port 31.3
Garston 31.0
Hoylake 64.1
Kirkby 15.0
Neston 52.1
Old Swan 27.2
Prescot 23.7
Regent Road 40.2
Wallasey 33.0
Walton 32.7
Widnes 31.2
Runcorn 36.9
St. Helens 37.3