§ Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many males and females were registered as unemployed at the Bexhill, Hailsham and Rye employment exchanges on 16th January 1975; and how many of these were over 55 years of age, under 18 years of age and school leavers, respectively.249W
§ Mr. John Fraser
The unemployment figures, analysed by age, which are normally provided by the January count at local offices of the Employment Service Agency, will not be available owing to industrial action.
The following table shows the total numbers unemployed in the area covered by the Bexhill, Hailsham and Rye employment offices at 11th November 1974, the most recent date for which information is available.
Males Females Bexhill employment office 289 15 Hailsham employment office 150 9 Rye employment office 96 21 Bexhill careers office 10 2
The Bexhill careers office also covers Rye, Hailsham and Battle.
The most recent age analysis of unemployment relates to 8th July 1974 and the relevant details were included in the reply given on 18th July 1974.—[Vol. 877, c. 251–2.]