HC Deb 02 May 1972 vol 836 c86W
73. Mr. Fred Evans

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest percentage of male unemployment in the following employment exchange areas, namely, Pontlottyn, Bargoed, Ystrad Mynach and Caerphilly.

Mr. Dudley Smith:

At 10th April the rate of male unemployment in the Bargoed travel-to-work area, which comprises the Bargoed, Blackwood, Pontlottyn, and Ystrad Mynach Employment Exchange areas was 11.9 per cent. The corresponding figure for the Cardiff travelto-work area, which includes Caerphilly, was 7 per cent.

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