HC Deb 05 December 1972 vol 847 cc352-3W
40. Mr. Greville Janner

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons were registered as unemployed in the city of Leicester at the latest count; and how many persons were unemployed at the same dates in 1969 and 1970.

Mr. Dudley Smith

In the area covered by the Leicester employment exchange the numbers registered as unemployed at November, 1969, November, 1970 and November, 1972 were 2,225, 2,531 and 4,854 respectively The figure for November, 1972 is provisional. These figures exclude temporarily stopped workers.