HC Deb 25 May 1973 vol 857 cc174-5W
Mr. Golding

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many males and females, respectively, are unemployed in Newcastle, Staffordshire; how many of these are young people; how many are skilled; and what were the previous occupations of those unemployed.

Mr. Dudley Smith

On 9th April 1973 there were 980 males and 226 females unemployed in the Newcastle-under-Lyme employment exchange area. The figures include 15 boys and 14 girls under 18 years of age and 274 adult students seeking temporary vacation employment. The occupational analysis of the unemployed

Occupational Group Men Women
Managerial (general management) 2
Professional and related supporting management and administration 4 2
Professional and related in education, welfare and health 9 7
Literary, artistic and sports 2 1
Professional and related in science, engineering, technology and similar fields 11
Managerial (excluding general management) 6
Clerical and related 108 35
Selling 21 10
Security and protective service 3
Catering, cleaning, hairdressing and other personal service 11 19
Farming, fishing and related 2 1
Materials processing (excluding metal) 4
Making and repairing (excluding metal and electrical) 6 1
Processing, making, repairing and related (metal and electrical) 41
Painting, repetitive assembling, product inspecting, packaging and related 13 3
Construction, mining and related not identified elsewhere 22
Transport operating, materials moving and storing and related 54
Miscellaneous (including general labourers) 510 30
Total: all occupations 829 109

There were no adult students registered for vacation employment in March.