§ Mr. Lamond
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many unfilled vacancies there were at the end of April, 1972, in the Oldham employment exchange area; and what the comparative figures were for each of the previous four years.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Following is the available information:
Notified vacancies remaining unfilled in the area covered by the Oldham and Chadderton Employment Exchange: 3rd May, 1972 191 5th May, 1971 191 6th May, 1970 446 7th May, 1969 372 8th May, 1968 337
The statistics relate only to notified vacancies remaining unfilled and do not purport to measure the total unsatisfied demand for labour.