HC Deb 02 May 1972 vol 836 c94W
Mr. Greville Janner

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men, how many women, and how many juveniles, were unemployed in the City of Leicester during the last month for which figures are available; and by what percentage in each case the figure exceeds that for the month of June, 1970.

Mr. Chichester-Clark:

At April, 1972, there were 4,930 men, 642 women and 190 boys and girls registered as unemployed in the area covered by the Leicester Employment Exchange. These figures exceeded those for June, 1970, by 87.2 per cent. for men, 44.6 per cent. for women and 160.3 per cent. for boys and girls.