§ Mr. John
asked the Secretary of Wales what is the number of redundancies de- 260W dared in the areas of the Pontypridd, Pontyclun and Tonyrefail employment exchanges during the months December, 1970, and January and February, 1971; and what is the corresponding number at the most recent available date in March.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
I have been asked to reply.
Not all redundancies are notified to the Department of Employment, but the following are the numbers recorded at the employment exchanges concerned:
Pontypridd Pontyclun Tonyrefail December, 1970 — — — January, 1971 403 — — February, 1971 5 8 — March 1st to 10th 126 — — 534 8 —