HC Deb 06 July 1971 vol 820 cc343-4W
Mr. Golding

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will state the latest unemployment figures for Newcastle-under-Lyme in their various categories, and the total as a percentage of the work force.

Mr. Dudley Smith

At 14th June the provisional number of persons registered as unemployed in the area covered by the Newcastle-under-Lyme Employment Exchange was 972–876 males and 96 females—of whom four were temporarily stopped. The rate of unemployment for the Stoke-on-Trent travel-to-work area, which includes Newcastle-under-Lyme, was 2.6 per cent.

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