§ Mr. Nicholas Edwards
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest estimate of unemployment and short-time working by planning subdivision in Wales.
§ Mr. John Fraser
The following table shows the numbers unemployed on 14th April 1975, and those known to my Department to have been working short time during the week commencing 14th April:
Sub-division Numbers unemployed Numbers on short-time Clwyd—East 5,926 258 Clwyd— West 2,978 165 Gwynedd 6,241 285 Industrial South Wales 36,991 5,015 Powys 1,321 259 West Wales 6,097 233