HC Deb 30 April 1975 vol 891 c142W
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