HC Deb 11 March 1971 vol 813 c152W
51. Mr. Edwin Wainwright

asked the Secretary of State for Employment, what is the present rate of unemployment among persons registered as disabled at the Mexborough and Wombwell employment exchange areas; and what is the comparable figure for the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

Mr. Dudley Smith

Unemployment among the registered disabled on 8th February was 17.8 per cent. at the Mexborough employment exchange and 22.2 per cent. at Wombwell. The comparable figure for Yorkshire and Humberside region was 14.9 per cent.