§ Mr. Golding
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will state the latest unemployment figures for Newcastle-under-Lyme in their various 344W 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.