§ Mr. Goronwy Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men, boys, women and girls, respectively, were registered as unemployed at the Penygroes, Caernarvonshire, Employment Exchange on the latest count; and what were the figures on comparable dates in 1971 and 1972.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
The following table shows the numbers of men and women 139W registered as unemployed at the Penygroes Employment Exchange. It also shows the numbers of boys and girls registered at the Caernarvon Careers Office, whose area covers Penygroes. The statistics do not indicate how many of these boys and girls were in the Penygroes area.
NUMBERS OF MEN AND WOMEN REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AT THE PENYGROES EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE AND OF BOYS AND GIRLS REGISTERED AT THE CAERNARVON CAREERS OFFICE Men Women Boys Girls March, 1972 210 35 69 38 March, 1971 237 44 62 38
The numbers of temporarily stopped workers included in the figures were 31 men and one woman in March, 1971, and two men in March, 1972.